Auction 99, Lot 323

"[Set of Pocket Maps - Great Britain]", British Ordnance Survey

Subject: Britain

Period: 1945 (circa)

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Color: Printed Color

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Brown leather motorist's case with sixteen folding maps, in eight leather covers. These maps are the "Quarter-Inch to One Stature Mile" series with the "New National Grid". Each map forms a strip, 9" x 100" (approximately), mounted on linen and folded into leather covered boards (4 x 9") with two maps in each cover. Together they cover all of England, Wales and Scotland. This is a superb set from the golden age of motoring.

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Condition: A

Distributor's stamp inside case and on paper label inside each map. Case complete with key, top and side rubbed, stitching starting. Maps very fine.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $125

Closed on 6/12/2002

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