Dresden
Lincoln County, Maine

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

(updated 23 November 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Dresden include:
Cedar Grove
Dresden (1)
Dresden (2)
Dresden (3)
Dresden Mills
South Dresden
West Dresden



Cedar Grove


1885 November 27:
   Cedar Grove post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1887 February: [both sides]
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
         

1887 August 31:
   Cedar Grove post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1888 January 12:
   Cedar Grove post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1904 July 12
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter. The outer vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 13 mm.
      

1935 September 19
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outer vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1950 December 2
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter. The outer vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1969 December 28:
   Cedar Grove post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Dresden Mills


1818 January 16:
   Dresden Mills post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1935 September 19:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1954 February 1:
   Dresden Mills post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)