Auction 108, Lot 65

"The United States Map Puzzle", Parker Brothers

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany - Puzzle

Period: 1907 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
20 x 11.7 inches
50.8 x 29.7 cm

Dated jigsaw puzzle of the United States complete and with the original box. The 48-state map includes several insets: Alaska, Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Bahama Islands, Hawaii, Philippines, Guam, Howland and Baker Islands, Wake Island, Samoa, and Midway or Brooks Is. - all with annexation dates. The map is brightly colored and lithographed. The box top has a lovely stone lithograph incorporating the American flag. Inside box top is printed to show the completed puzzle.

References:

Condition: A

Lid of box has one side missing and a couple of splits, two repaired with linen tape. Map mostly fine with paper fraying at a couple of edges.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/29/2004

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