Brownfield
Oxford County, Maine

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

(updated 12 January 2019)


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Postmarks from the town of Brownfield include:
Brownfield
Brownfield Centre
East Brownfield
North Brownfield
West Brownfield



Brownfield


1803 December 9:
   Brownfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1884 Septeber 26:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1888 December 10: [year determined by contents of envelope]
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1935 May 14:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1948 August 12 through 1949 December 16:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
         

1965 March 3 through 1965 May 15:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Brownfield post office is still in operation.


East Brownfield


1872 April 24:
   East Brownfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1909 December 31:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 14–15 mm.
      

1963 June 21:
   East Brownfield post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)