Bath
Sagadahoc County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 14 August 2014)


Postmarks from the town of Bath include:
Bath
Five Islands
Bath Sta. No. 1
North Bath



Bath


1790 December 21:
   Bath post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852:
   Postmaster: Rufus R. Haines. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1895 June 5:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation to the right of the circle is approximately 32 mm tall and 19 mm wide.
      

1944 June 26:
   Machine cancellation with a circular postmark of 20–21 mm in diameter and to the right of the postmark a cancellation of a set of 6 wavy horizontal lines separated by just over 3 mm on center.
      

1949 August 1 through 1950 December 17:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation to the right of the circle is approximately 34 mm tall and 13 mm wide. The consistency of distance between the postmark and the cancellation suggests that they are part of a single unit.
         

tooday:
   Bath post office remains in operation.