Jay
Franklin County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 17 February 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Jay include:
Bean
Beans Corner
Bean’s Corners
Chisholm
Jay
Jay Bridge
Jay Point
North Jay
North Jay Sta. Jay
North Jay CPO Jay
Riley



Chisholm

1897 May 26:
   Chisholm post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1933 September 27:
   The circular postmark is approximately 23 mm in diameter.
      

1974 May 17:
   Chisholm post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Jay

1815 January 1:
   Jay post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1849 December 4:
   Jay post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1853 April 11:
   Jay post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

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

today:
   Jay post office is still in operation.


North Jay

1850 January 9:
   North Jay post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1932 October 10:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   North Jay post office is still in operation.


Riley

1897 May 5:
   Riley post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1938 October 24:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm on center.
      

1958 November 30:
   Riley post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)