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Auction 135, Lot 253

"The Leadville Mining District",

Subject: Colorado

Period: 1901 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
31.2 x 38.5 inches
79.2 x 97.8 cm

This is a scarce and locally produced map of the Leadville Mining District that is dated January 1901. It is filled with an astounding mosaic of mineral claims, perhaps more than one thousand in all, each named and numbered. The mining claims listed in the table at lower left are also in overprinted color while the smaller claims are left uncolored. The map was printed by the Denver Litho. Co., Compiled from Official Records and other Reliable Sources by the mining investment broker Charles F. Saunders. An exceptional example.

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Condition: A+

A mint, flawless example with no folds or creases.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/16/2011

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