Penobscot
Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 16 March 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Penobscot include:
North Penobscot
North Penobscot Rur. Sta. Penobscot
Penobscot (3)
Penobscot Centre
South Penobscot
South Penobscot Rur. Sta. Penobscot
West Penobscot



Penobscot (3)


1831 December 28:
   Penobscot (3) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1832 December 8:
   Penobscot (3) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1833 February 27:
   Penobscot (3) post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1933 April 7:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
      

1949 December 31 through 1950 March 3:
   The circular postmark is 33–36 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Penobscot (3) post office is still in operation.


South Penobscot


1857 February 24:
   South Penobscot post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 November 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1965 April 25:
   South Penobscot post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)