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Auction 89, Lot 92

"Colton's United States Shewing the Military Stations, Forts &c.",

Subject: Eastern United States

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: The Rebellion Record

Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 14.5 inches
39.4 x 36.8 cm

Unusual, folding Civil War period map with great detail. Stretches west to about the 103rd Meridian. Depicts Pony Express Route, railroads, U.S. Mail routes and other important roads together with hundreds of forts. Four tiny ships sail in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Tiny tear at binding side, repaired with archival tape.


Condition: A

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $350

Closed on 12/8/1999