Auction 111, Lot 262

"Texas", Matthews-Northrup Co

Subject: Texas

Period: 1923 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
20 x 15.3 inches
50.8 x 38.9 cm

A fine, scarce calendar advertising map made for the Rosebud State Bank, Rosebud, Texas. The colorful map is overprinted with the Principle Auto Routes in Red, including the Puget Sound to Gulf Highway, the Colorado to Gulf Highway, the Southern Highway, the Ft. Worth to Roswell Highway, etc. Rosebud is shown as a red circle on the map. An inset map of the Western Part of Texas is centered on Jeff Davis County. The monthly calendar (8" x 10.8") beneath the map beginning with February 1923. Under the calendar pad are tables showing the rainfall in Falls County and it's cotton production. Original metal clasps at top and bottom. Verso is filled with the state's towns and populations from the 1920 Census with 1922 additions. Overall size is 16" x 32". Published by the Thos. D. Murphy Co., Red Oak, Iowa and copyright J.N. Matthews Co., Buffalo, N.Y.

References:

Condition: A

Short marginal tear just to neatline, else fine. Tack marks at top, not affecting map. Rough edges at sides of calendar pad with a little water staining at left side, not affecting map. (Diagonal lines in the image are photographer's weights)

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $400

Closed on 6/8/2005

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