Auction 140, Lot 156

"[Lot of 2] Post Route Map of the States of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut… [and] Connecticut Post Offices and Postmarks",

Subject: New England - United States

Period: 1911-77 (circa)

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A. Post Route Map of the States of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, by, A. Von Haake, dated 1911, printed color (44.3" x 33.5"). Fascinating wall map showing the postal routes in the region at the beginning of the 20th century. The map is filled with detail of roads and railroads, with tables at bottom that list the counties in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. There also is a key showing postal routes and mail service frequency, in addition to the location of current and discontinued post offices.

B. Connecticut Post Offices and Postmarks, by Arthur J. Warmsley, 1977, black & white (7.5" x 10.5"). This book is not only about philately but also talks about the people involved with the Connecticut post office. 257 pp. Hardbound in blue cloth boards with illustrated dust jacket.

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Condition: B+

Condition code is for the map which has some toning across the top and bottom from the wood rollers as well as a few spots in the map. Still very good for a map of this type. The book is in near fine condition with minor wear to the dust jacket.

Estimate: $180 - $220

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Closed on 5/23/2012

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