Auction 135, Lot 138

"Cram's Detailed Radio Map of the United States and Canada", Cram, George F. & Company

Subject: United States and Canada

Period: 1926 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
29 x 19.3 inches
73.7 x 49 cm

A remarkable advertising pocket map published for the Morton Salt Co. and designed to assist in the location of radio (AM) stations across the United States and southern Canada. Contains an extensive list of nearly 1,000 radio stations with the call sign, frequency and location of each. The U.S. is divided into four "Radio Districts" that include southern Canada. With a large inset of North America with red overprinting. Folds into pictorial paper covers noting the price of $.25 and "Revised to Dec. 5, 1926." Click here for a link to licensing history and other related information.

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Condition: A

The map itself is very nice with just a hint of offsetting in a couple places (A). The cover has a few edge tears (B+).

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $350

Closed on 2/16/2011

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