US Post Office Department
1903

Rare Post Route Map of the State of Washington

Post Route Map of the State of Washington Showing Post Offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of September 1903.

DESCRIPTION: Rare official U.S. Postal Service map of Washington State, complete with an oval vignette of a Pony Express rider and a steam locomotive with the motto of the US Post Office--"with Celerity, Certainty and Security". A rolled map with no folds. Should frame brilliantly.

Legend at bottoms shows "Explanation of Mail Service." keyed to colored lines on the map showing frequency of delivery. Also noted are railroads, beginning and end of delivery routes, mail messenger routes, Post Offices, discontinued Post Offices, and rural free delivery (RFD) routes.

Published September 1903 by order of Postmaster General Henry C. Payne, under the direction of A. von Haake, Topographer P.O. Department.

CREATOR: US Post Office Department

PUBLICATION DATE: 1903

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Pacific Ocean

CONDITION: Very good.  One small surface repaired tear with no loss at bottom left neatline. No folds. A few small abrasions and chips. Slight fading as expected. No major holes tears or stains. Attached to wooden rollers as issued.

COLORING: Colored.

ENGRAVER: 

SIZE: 43 " x 33 "

ITEM PHYSICAL LOCATION: 0

PRICE: $1500

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