Lot 22 of 382:
Oil speculation in Kern County, California  

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Map, typed report & photographs relating to an oil field in Kern County California


Los Angeles





  • Map, "Sunset Oil Field, Kern County, California." On sheet 28.5x29 cm.
  • One-page typed report on the slow progress but ultimate prospects for sucess in bringing oil from the well. Dated Jan. 12th, 1909.
  • Three real photo postcards showing oil gushing out of pipes, unused.
  • Envelope addresses to Edgar Bonnemort, with return address of The La Blanc Oil Co, Los Angeles.

Materials send from the La Blank Oil Co., Inc., to Edgar Bonnemort in Oakland, California, reassuring him that his investment in the company will ultimately bear fruit. The map shows the lands owned by various oil companies, including the 60 acres of the La Blanc Oil Co.

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Very good condition.

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