Bremen Postal History
Lincoln County, Maine

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

(updated 25 April 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Bremen include:
Bremen
Bremen (2)
Broad Cove
Medomak
Muscongus



Bremen


1830 May 14:
   Bremen post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1834 April 24:
   Bremen post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1838 July 24:
   Bremen post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1856 August 28:
   Bremen post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1857 March 24:
   Bremen post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1858 July 20:
   Bremen post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1879 June 30:
   Bremen post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1896 February 12: (year and day from backstop)
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter. The diameter of the outer circle of the bullseye cancellation is approximately 16 mm.
      

1920 September 15:
   Bremen post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Broad Cove


1879 September 1:
   Broad Cove post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1920 January 26:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1940 August 15:
   Broad Cove post office closed.


Medomak


1890 August 21:
   Medomak post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1934 August 30:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1991 December 13:
   The circular postmark is 30–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
      

1996 July 1:
   Medomak post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Muscongus


1887 December 28:
   Muscongus post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1935 March 30:
   Last day for this post office. 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 approximately 19 mm.
      

1935 March 30:
   Muscongus post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)