Baldwin
Cumberland County, Maine

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

(updated 9 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Baldwin include:
Baldwin
East Baldwin
North Baldwin
West Baldwin



East Baldwin


1828 March 18:
   East Baldwin post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1887 November 25:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1935 July 11 through 1952 October 21:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
         

1964 December 28 through 1965 January 28:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
         

1965 March 15 through 1965 June 2:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
         

today:
   East Baldwin post office is still in operation.



North Baldwin


1859 February 1:
   North Baldwin post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1932 January 5:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter.
      

1955 June 30:
   North Baldwin post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)