3 old Gold maps, Big Ten, GA, AL, SC, NC, Prospecting

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 22,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
Description : This is a lot of 3 older gold maps published by Big Ten Inc. They all are large scale, the same as US topographic maps, 1:250,000 or 1 inch = about 4 miles. Each also has gold history, background, karat, characteristics, weight, and fineness explained. Map of Alabama and South Carolina Gold: 140 Alabama gold mines and prospecting sites are shown in seven counties. Gold mining in Alabama began in the 1830's and the hobby of recreational gold prospecting and panning is enjoyed by many people today. 130 South Carolina gold mines and prospecting sites are shown in 17 counties. T were several operating gold mines in South Carolina in recent years. Map of Georgia Gold: 500 Georgia gold mines and prospecting sites are shown in 37 counties extending from south of Atlanta to the North Carolina, South Carolina and Alabama state lines. Georgia is a wonderful state for gold prospecting, gold panning, treasure hunting and rockhounding. T was a major gold rush in 1828 at Dahlonega. Map of North Carolina Gold: 300 North Carolina gold mines and prospecting sites are shown in 34 counties. A 17 pound gold nugget was found in 1799 by a 12 year old boy, Conrad Reed, in a creek on the Reed farm in North Carolina.
Condition : The maps are all in used condition, but in very good shape; the Georgia map has one small hole on a fold.
Shipping : $3.25 first class.

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