Lot 50 of 431:
Martinez & its oil refinery 1915  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Martinez, California: a home city - strategic location for factories
Author:
Place:
[Martinez, Cal.]
Publisher:
Martinez Board of Trade
Date:
1915
Description:

Single sheet, folding to form an oversized postcard. Illustrated from photographs. 48x27 cm (19x10"), folding to 12x25.5 cm (4¾x10").

Besides the usual pictures of the fine residences and notable public buildings, there are views of the construction of the Shell oil refinery and large oil tanks of the Associated Oil Co. OCLC/WorldCat lists only one example, at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Condition:
Light wear and corner creasing, just starting to split at some folds; very good.
 
Item number:
308773a
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