[1933] Map of London’s Underground Railways

Series

Standard Pocket Map

Dated

1933

Publication date

January 1933

Edition

Variant

Designer

Harry Beck

Cover title

Map of London’s Underground Railways

Cover design

Cover artist

Publisher

Printer

Waterlow & Sons Limited

Print code

750M-1-33

Reference number

Notes

First edition Harry Beck.

Sold on eBay for £236.99 in June 2008.

Signed edition sold for £3,200 at Transport Auctions London on 17th Feb 2018.

Anne Letch lists a January 1933 map with o/p "L.P.T.B. 55 Broadway, SW1". The LPTB did not exist until July 1933, so the o/p is later than the map. Letch quotes the reference code as "750M - 1-33", but some collectors doubt this and believe there was a single edition in January 1933, with code "(750M - 1-33)". I have a variant of this map that was printed on thin paper, rather than card, and which has the o/p "L.P.T.B. 55 Broadway, SW1", but its printed content is identical to that of the card map. In particular, the code is the same, "(750M - 1-33)".

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