Auction 132, Lot 225

"[Lot of 2] United States - West Coast San Francisco Entrance California", U.S. Government

Subject: San Francisco, California

Period: 1918 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
41.5 x 33.5 inches
105.4 x 85.1 cm

This matching pair of large and colorful maps show the San Francisco Bay and Oakland area in fine detail at a scale of one nautical mile per 1.75". The maps are identical with only slight differences in the proposed naval yards, given as Development A and Development B. The proposed areas are Alameda, Hunters Point, Yerba Buena, and Richmond-Albany, each highlighted with color. The map extends in the south from Spring Valley and Coloma north to above San Rafael. The bay is densely filled with soundings and numerous areas marked "Forbidden Anchorage."

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Condition: B+

Both have light toning on one fold. The B sheet has a few fold intersection splits.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 6/2/2010

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