Frankfort Postal History
Waldo County, Maine
a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine 04975
(updated 21 February 2021)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from James Husson and 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 [This is possibly Frankfort (1) in Winterport.]
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.
Frankfort (2) post office.
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. 48b Main Road; South Frankfort, Maine 04438. Lat./Long.: N 44°36′27″ x W 68°52′25″.
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Frankfort (2) post office is still in operation.