Frankfort Postal History
Waldo County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine 04221
(updated 8 April 2020)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Frankfort include:
1867 August 22:
Frankfort (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
1843 August 10
The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. (letter [page 1]; letter [page 2];) letter [page 3];
1938 May 5 through 1941 September 25:
The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are just under 6 mm on center.
1939 December 6:
The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19.
1954 December 21:
The circular postmark is approximately 34 mm in diameter.
Frankfort (2) post office remains in operation.