Auction 125, Lot 232

"The Robinson Mine Copper Basin District. Yavapai County Arizona",

Subject: Arizona, Mining

Period: 1925 (dated)


Color: Black & White

24 x 12 inches
61 x 30.5 cm

This is a beautifully rendered ink manuscript map on oil cloth. Hand drawn and lettered by Mr. Jackson on November 10, 1925. The map names and locates the Fisher, Noble, New Starr, Franklinite, and Contact claims. The mine was located about five miles NNW of today's Skull Valley. Also, the mine's location relative to Copper Basin, Big Butte, and the Gold Star & Sanders Mines is shown. Good topographical information on a scale of one inch to 200 feet. Embellished with a fine compass rose. Signed by Mr. Jackson. A rare find.


Condition: A

Bright, strong ink work. A little discoloring on linen, perhaps from paste on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/24/2008