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Holly B

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Here's a couple stories and old pictures. A blast from the past! Advertisement for Williams & Heintz Map Corp in the GEOTIMES, 1964 and 1971.
http://mapprinter.wo...inting-history/

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Cool stuff! It would be great to see copies of some of the very early W&H maps.

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We are working on "The Map Vault" now. :)

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We are working on "The Map Vault" now. :)



Do come back and post when it is ready. I shall look forward to it!!!

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Here it is, a map from over 50 years ago!
http://mapprinter.wo...of-mexico-1961/

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Nice! What are those green things on the map, chilis?

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Interesting (especially the part about printing with multiple passes on a 2-color press! and weeding out the inevitable mis-registered ones.).
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