Bucksport Postal History
Hancock County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co.
- P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine 04653
(updated 3 May 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Bucksport include:
1816 July 13:
Bucksport post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995.
The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide
Postmaster: William G. Chase. (source:
Maine Register and State Reference Book
1886 June 7 through 1893 April 5:
The circular machine postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
1934 May 17:
The circular machine postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter. The six wavy lines of the cancellation at the right of the postmark are approximately 3 mm apart on center.
1939 December 5:
The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
1980 February 6:
The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.
Bucksport post office is still in operation.