Swans Island
Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 17 March 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Surry include:
Atlantic
Minturn
Swans Island



Swans Island


1844 June 24:
   Swans Island post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1932 December 1:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1965 April 7:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 20 mm.
      

today:
   Swans Island post office is still in operation.