Rockport
Knox County, Maine

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

(updated 8 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Rockport include:
Glen Cove
Rockport
Rockville
Simonton
West Rockport



Glen Cove


1892 August 4:
   Glen Cove post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1942 June 24 through 1950 May 12:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
         

1991 October 7:
   The outer circle of the postmark is 27–29 mm in diameter; the inner, 17–19.
      

today:
   Glen Cove post office is still in operation.


Rockport


1852 April 26:
   Rockport post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1936 June 25:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.
      

1950 September 1:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Rockport post office is still in operation.


Rockville


1853 February 3:
   Rockville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1859 October 11:
   Rockville post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1860 May 26:
   Rockville post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1934 October 24:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

1940 October 31:
   Rockville post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)