Old Town
Penobscot County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, ME  04653
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 7 November 2017)


Postmarks from Old Town include:
Great Works (1)
Great Works (2)
Great Works Sta. Old Town
Old Town
Pea Cove
Pushaw (1)
Pushaw (2)
Stillwater
Upper Stillwater
West Oldtown



Great Works (2)

1890 June 13:
   Great Works (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1938 June 22:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      

1962 September 14:
   Great Works (2) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Old Town

1825 January 3:
   Old Town post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1899 November 1:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1932 December 20 through 1946 May 24:
   The circular postmark is 20–22 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Old Town post office is still in operation.


Upper Stillwater

1841 June 4:
   Upper Stillwater post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

18-- August 18:
   The outer circle of the postmark is 24–25 mm in diameter. The inner circle, 14–15 mm in diameter.
      

1886 March 23: [date determined from reverse]
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1887 August 1:
   The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.
      

1892 October 15:
   Upper Stillwater post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)