Auction 142, Lot 281

"[On 2 Sheets] Post Route Map Texas",

Subject: Texas

Period: 1954 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
33 x 50 inches
83.8 x 127 cm

This fascinating large-scale map on 2 sheets shows the postal routes of Texas at the middle of the 20th century. It shows the frequency of delivery (from once to six times a week), special supply routes, mail message routes and air mail routes. The western sheet has an inset of the panhandle with an index of counties at bottom. Published by order of the Postmaster General Arthur Summerfield. When put together, the map measures an impressive 66 x 100".

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Condition: B+

Lightly toned with a few small spots.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/28/2012

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