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Auction 182, Lot 150

"[Lot of 2] The 50 United States of America [and] Presidential Election Map Compliments of Disabled American Veterans",

Subject: United States

Period: 1960-64 (dated)

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Color: Printed Color

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A. The 50 United States of America, by Lorin Thompson, dated 1960 (24.9 x 17.8"). This colorful map of the United States was drawn by Lorin Thompson and published by the General Foods Corporation. The map has an unusual coloring style with symbols of American history including past presidents, Native Americans, important buildings (White House, Statue of Liberty, Alamo), agriculture, industry, and more. Includes inset maps of Hawaii and Alaska with small American flags noting they were the final two states added to the Union. The verso shows a list of past presidents, pictures of the two candidates (Kennedy and Nixon), a 1960 election scoreboard, and a key to the 54 illustrations on the map on recto. Self-folding with cover title "Election Map and 1960 Presidential Fact Sheet...Yours Free with Any Purchase of Gravy Train." Condition: Issued folding with a few tiny splits at the fold junctions.

B. Presidential Election Map Compliments of Disabled American Veterans, by C.S. Hammond & Co., dated 1964 (37.0 x 25.0"). This basic map of the United States displays number of electoral votes, date of admission, and the capital of each state. The map is flanked on the right by a table of past presidents and both are surrounded by presidential portraits. In the lower right corner is an unused tally sheet for the upcoming 1964 election. Blank verso. Condition: Issued folding with a few small splits at the fold junctions and a bit of soiling at top.

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Condition: A

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Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 4/28/2021

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