Gouldsboro
Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 3 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Gouldsboro include:
Ashville
Birch Harbor
Corea
Gouldsboro (1)
Gouldsboro (2)
Prospect Harbor
South Gouldsboro
West Gouldsboro



Ashville


1886 November 9:
   Ashville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1937 July 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.
      

1980 June 14:
   Ashville post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Corea


1896 May 5:
   Corea post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1949 October 12:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1956 November 27:
   The circular postmark is 31–33 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Corea post office is still in operation.