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I don't know either, but they do look pretty cool. Thanks for posting!

Jon Hicks

Gorgeous artwork - the London cover is particularly atmospheric.

Did they have a date on them?


Late 40s Jon. Can't be more specific right now but I know that by 1950 Esso maps had a red bar at the top.


Northern England, population: 1.


I bought a load of these maps from a charity shop about six months ago. One of them has a hinged strip attached to it so you can see how far places are from a certain point.

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