Auction 156, Lot 58

"[Puzzle Map] Clemens' Map of New York", Colton, Ohman & Co.

Subject: New York, Puzzle

Period: 1900 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
16.1 x 12.6 inches
40.9 x 32 cm

This puzzle of New York state includes 65 pieces and is complete in its original box. The map, delineated by county, includes insets of New York City and Niagara Falls. It was produced by the short-lived Colton, Ohman & Co. firm and published by Mrs. E. J. Clemens in Clayville, New York. The verso contains a puzzle advertisement for White Sewing Machines with a woman on a bicycle looking at a sewing machine under the banner "The White is King of Bicycles and Sewing Machines." Pictorial box cover features an American handing out puzzles to individuals representing different nationalities.

References:

Condition: B+

Map is overall very good with some light scattered foxing and staining. Box is soiled and slightly torn in a few places.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $180

Closed on 2/17/2016

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