Deer Isle
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 20 August 2014)


Postmarks from the town of Deer Isle include:
Deer Isle
Dirigo (3)
Dirigo Island
Eagle (2)
Eggemoggin
Isle au Haut (1)
Isle au Haut (2)
Isle au Haut Rur. Sta. Stonington
Little Deer Isle
Mountainville
North Deer Isle
Reach
South Deer Isle
Sunset
Sunshine
West Deer Isle



Deer Isle


1820 June 16:
   Deer Isle post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852:
   Postmaster: H. R. Haskell. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1917 May 31:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. To the right of the postmark is an elliptical cancellation, but not enough if present to provide any measurements here.
      

1950 December 4:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. To elliptical cancellation to the right of the postmark is approximately 33 mm tall and is composed of four horizontal bars above and four below the encircled numeral.
      

today:
   Deer Isle post office is still in operation.