Auction 148, Lot 157

"Map Showing the Lines of the Bell Telephone Companies in the United States and Canada",

Subject: United States

Period: 1904 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

39 x 25 inches
99.1 x 63.5 cm

Large heliotype folding map showing the extent of American Telephone & Telegraph Co.'s network of communication lines primarily within the United States. AT&T's long distance lines are shown in green and the connecting lines from the other Bell Telephone Companies are shown in red overprinting. An early telephone map in very good condition.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with a few short fold separations and a 3" binding tear, all of which have been closed on verso with archival materials.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/19/2014