Auction 160, Lot 317

"Rapid Transit Map of Greater New York Showing House Numbers at Each Station", Nostrand, George

Subject: New York City, New York

Period: 1933 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

9.1 x 17.6 inches
23.1 x 44.7 cm

This folding map covers all five boroughs of New York City and stretches from Yonkers to Coney Island. The primary emphasis of the map is the subway network throughout the city including named individual stations. It also shows parks, cemeteries, docks, ferries, and more. Issued by the Seamen’s Bank for Savings, 74 Wall Street. Founded in 1839 to encourage thrift among seamen, the Seamen’s Bank for Savings ceased operation in 1990 when it was acquired by Chase Manhattan Bank under a FDIC takeover. Folds into printed tan wrappers (3 x 6").


Condition: A+

Mint condition.

Estimate: $100 - $130

Sold for: $75

Closed on 11/16/2016