Auction 163, Lot 343

"Oregon", General Land Office

Subject: Oregon

Period: 1866 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

22.3 x 16.8 inches
56.6 x 42.7 cm

From the first year that large, colored, linen-backed state maps were issued by the GLO. Development is confined to the coast, with proposed surveys now appearing in central and eastern Oregon. Gold deposits are prominently shown on the map and are plentiful in the east. The map's only road is labeled Oregon Central Military Road and extends from Idaho to Eugene City. Drawn on a scale of 18 miles to an inch.

References: Wheat (TMW) #1154; Phillips (A) #1388-21.

Condition: B

Light soiling with overall toning that is a bit darker along the folds. Issued folding and backed in linen with several separations along the folds that have been closed with archival tape on verso. A large chip at bottom left has been replaced with the neatline reinstated in facsimile.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/14/2017