Auction 170, Lot 239

"[Lot of 2] Industrial Map of Los Angeles Harbor and Vicinity [and] Map of the City of Los Angeles Showing 15 and 20 Mile Speed Limits Within City Boundaries", Automobile Club of Southern California

Subject: Los Angeles, California

Period: 1922-23 (circa)

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A nice pair of early 20th century maps of Los Angeles County issued by the Automobile Club of Southern California.

A. Industrial Map of Los Angeles Harbor and Vicinity, circa 1922, black & white (20.0 x 15.8"). Map features San Pedro and Long Beach and details the numerous industrial companies who occupy the inner harbor. A table at left lists the various company names and the associated berth numbers. An inset map at right shows the driving distances from downtown to points south including San Pedro and Long Beach. Condition: Light toning with a few tiny splits at fold intersections.

B. Map of the City of Los Angeles Showing 15 and 20 Mile Speed Limits Within City Boundaries, circa 1923, printed color (10.1 x 10.1"). Depicting the city proper, the map identifies those regions that have 15 and 20 mph speed limits with green and red shading. The verso contains 17 "reminders for drivers" and information pertaining to the automobile club. Condition: Light show-through from text on verso.

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Condition: B+

Issued folding. See description above.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/14/2018

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