Orient Postal History
Aroostook County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 30 April 2019)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.



The only postmark from Orient is:
Orient



Orient


1839 February 9:
   Orient post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1909 September 15:
   Orient post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1910 July 11:
   Orient post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1939 December 6:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside verticalheight of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
      

today:
   Orient post office is still in operation.