Lubec
Washington County, Maine

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

(updated 16 March 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Lubec include:
Lubec
Lubec Mills
Marston
North Lubec
South Lubec



Lubec


1816 October 10:
   Lubec post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1913 July 28:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      

1934 July 7:
   The circular postmark is 25–26 mm in diameter.
      

1939 May 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 20 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Lubec post office is still in operation.


North Lubec


1870 February 2:
   North Lubec post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1874 December 28:
   North Lubec post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1875 January 26:
   North Lubec post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1882 February 13:
   North Lubec post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1884 July 14:
   North Lubec post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1934 October 8 through 1935 January 7:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
         

1975 December 29:
   North Lubec post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


South Lubec


1886 December 14:
   South Lubec post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1896 September: [date from reverse side]
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1906 November 30:
   South Lubec post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)