Auction 114, Lot 251

"Post Route Map of New Mexico Showing Post Offices with the Immediate Distances and Mail Routes in Operation on the 1st of June 1901", U.S. Government

Subject: New Mexico

Period: 1901 (dated)

Publication: Report of the Governor

Color: Printed Color

Size:
17 x 21 inches
43.2 x 53.3 cm

Very interesting and detailed map of the territory showing the post offices and mail routes in operation. The routes are shown with different colors to depict the frequency of service, from once a week to six times a week. The map also details the railways under construction. A table in the upper corner names 116 mining districts that are numbered and located throughout the map. Above the title, the logo of the Post Office Department shows a pony express rider and a train. Printed by The Norris Peteres Co., Photo-Litho. A fine example.

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Condition: A+

Folding, as issued.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 3/1/2006

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