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Auction 92, Lot 185

"Post Route Map of the Territory of New Mexico", Anon.

Subject: New Mexico

Period: 1903 (published)

Publication: Report of the Governor of New Mexico

Color: Printed Color

17 x 21 inches
43.2 x 53.3 cm
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Very interesting and detailed map of the territory showing the post offices and mail routes in operation. The routes are shown with different colors to depict the frequency of service, from once a week to six times a week. It also shows railways under construction. Table in upper corner names 116 mining districts that are numbered and located throughout the map. Above the title the logo of the Post Office Department shows a pony express rider and a train. Folding, as issued.


Condition: A+

Folding, as issued.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/13/2000