Kennebec County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine 04653
(updated 9 March 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Oakland include:
1883 March 19:
Oakland post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)
1887 September 6: [year obtained from reverse]
The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
1894 June 13 through 1896 July 25:
The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
1929 October 8:
The circular postmark is approximately 20 mm in diameter.
1941 January 7 through 1950 October 24:
The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
1987 August 13:
The circular postmark is 21–22 mm in diameter.
Oakland post office is still in operation.