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Auction 183, Lot 24


"World Scout Map / Carte du Scoutisme Mondial",

Subject: World

Period: 1975 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

38.5 x 26.7 inches
97.8 x 67.8 cm
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This "Scout Map" of the world was issued with titles and text in both English and French and "has many display and activity uses for World and National Jamborees." The map shows political geography with Scout emblems of select countries, and an inset at left reveals the wide reach of the organization. Surrounding the main map are photographs of boy scouts from various nations including the United States, Scotland, Australia, Sierra Leone, Iran, and the Philippines to name a few. A table below the map indicates the number of scouts by country along with their founding dates. Published by the Dar Al Kash'shaf in Beirut, Lebanon.


Condition: B

Issued folding with a 2.5" fold separation at top and a 2" tear near Newfoundland that have both been archivally repaired on verso. There are old tape stains in the top corners and an abrasion in the lower left corner with minor loss of border.

Estimate: $70 - $90

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/9/2021