Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 130

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 4,000
(MISSISSIPPI RIVER). Coloney, Myron; and Fairchild, Sidney B. Ribbon Map of the Father of Waters. Hand-colored lithographed strip map on five joined sheets backed with linen and spool cranked into its original copper cylinder case. 129x2 1/2 inches map size, 2 3/4x1 3/4 inches case size; light edge fray, some staining and printed text loss at terminal edge, copper end tab re-attached with tape. [St. Louis: Gast, Moeller & Co., 1866]

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A nicely surviving nineteenth-century Mississippi River steamboat promotion piece; unspooled, the artifact charts the river's entire 2,600 mile course.