Sumner
Oxford County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 18 October 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Sumner include:
Barrett
Redding
Sumner (1)
Sumner (2)
West Sumner



Barrett

1901 June 17:
   Barrett post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1906 January 1:
   Post card received in Barrett and handstamped on New Year's Day. The circular receiving postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter. The pairs of horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 4 mm apart on center. The circular postmark that ties the stamp to the post card has both the number of the day (1) and the unit's digit of the year (6) upside down.
      

1907 February 28:
   Barrett post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Sumner (1)

1811 June 21:
   Sumner (1) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 April 1:
   Circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1935 April 30:
   Sumner (1) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)