Washington
Knox County, Maine

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

(updated 22 March 2019)


Thank you to Roland Simard for the contributions to this page.



Postmarks from the town of Washington include:
Globe
North Washington
Razorville
South Washington
Stickney Corner
Washington
West Washington



Razorville


1885 November 4:
   Razorville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1907 January 29:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter. (image on reverse)
      

1913 December 31:
   Razorville post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Stickney Corner


1890 March 29:
   Stickney Corner post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1900 December 18:
   The postmark is 53–54 mm long.
      

1941 January 31:
   Stickney Corner post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Washington


1823 January 22:
   Washington post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1949 April 9 through 1950 April 11:
   The postmark is 32–35 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
         

today:
   Washington post office is still in operation.


West Washington


1851 July 3:
   West Washington post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1950:
   The postmark is 32–35 mm in diameter. The vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1950 October 31:
   West Washington post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)