Auction 148, Lot 60

"Puzzle Map of the United States", Milton Bradley Co.

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, United States

Period: 1880 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
20.3 x 13.5 inches
51.6 x 34.3 cm

This uncommon puzzle map, published by Milton Bradley of Springfield Mass., is accompanied by its original chromolithograph decorated box. The map is basic and displays the states and territories, major rivers, and a few cities in each state or territory. While most boundaries reflect current configurations, Dakota territory is still present and Yellowstone National Park is separately delineated. The map is printed on thin stock and cut into equal sized rectangles.

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Condition: B

The puzzle has some minor soiling and foxing. The top of the paper box is missing two sides with tape repairs holding up the other two sides.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $210

Closed on 2/19/2014

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