Fayette
Kennebec County, Maine

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

(updated 12 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Fayette include:
Fayette
Fayette Corner
Fayette Ridge
North Fayette
South Fayette



Fayette


1803 November:
   Fayette post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1935 September 12:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars at the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
      

1940 March 22 through 1940 September 17:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars at the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
         

1966 August 4:
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
      

1966 August 4:
   The outer circle of the postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter; the inner, 17–18 mm.
      

1974 June:
   Fayette post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


North Fayette


1851 May 20:
   North Fayette post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1886 September 29 through 1891 March: [years determined from backstamps]
   The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.
         

1892 October 11:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter. The bullseye cancellation to the right of the postmark is approximately 18 mm in diameter.
      

1903 June 30:
   North Fayette post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)