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Stock# 48173
Description

Official 1899 Postal Route Map for California and Nevada

Scarce and remarkably detailed late 19th Century Postal map of Nevada and Califronia, issued by the United States Post Office.

Includes a large inset of the Los Angeles Basin and the Bay Area.

Two insets list the counties. The Explanation identifies the various mail services:

  • Black: Railroads
  • Grey: Mail Service 6 days per week
  • Blue: 3 days per week
  • Pink: 2 days per week
  • Red: 1 day per week
  • ....: Special Supply

A separate key for Mail Messengers and discontinued mail offices are noted, as are Electric and Cable Cars, along with Rural Free Delivery Routes.

Condition Description
4 sheets, unjoined. Housed in 2 maroon cloth covers, with gilt titles.