Stockton Springs Postal History
Waldo County, Maine

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

(updated 22 May 2019)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.



Postmarks from the town of Stockton Springs include:
Bertha
Maple Point
Sandy Point
Stockton
Stockton Springs



Sandy Point


1857 March 23:
   The former Prospect (1) post office was renamed as Sandy Point post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1888 February 24:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Sandy Point post office is still in operation.


Stockton Springs


1889 March 22:
   The former Stockton post office was renamed as Stockton Springs post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1922 June 14 through 1923 March 21:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
         

1923 October 10 through 1924 December 16:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
         

1944 October 2 through 1946 April 3:
   The circular postmark is approximately 26–27 mm in diameter.
         

date?:
   The rectangular postmark is 34–35 mm wide by approximately 17 mm high.
      

today:
   Sandy Point post office is still in operation.