Castine
Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 2 March 2019)


Thank you to the Strout family collection for contributing to this page.




Postmarks from the town of Castine include:
Castine
North Castine
Penobscot (1)
Penobscot (2)



Castine


1796 September 19:
   Castine post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1895 June 6: [year determined from reverse side]
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1897 July 26:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1902 August 24:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1907 April 6:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1948 December 24:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Castine post office is still in operation.