Machiasport
Washington County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  046539
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 16 Decmber 2018)


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Postmarks from the town of Machiasport include:
Bucks Harbor
Larrabee
Machiasport
Sprague
Starboard



Bucks Harbor

1887 August 4:
   Bucks Harbor post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1931 November 18 through 1934 July 2:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are 5–6 mm apart on center.
         

1992 September 29:
   Bucks Harbor post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Larrabee

1891 August 6:
   Larrabee post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1934 July 24:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
      

1947 August 4:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are a little under 6 mm apart on center.
      

1957 October 31:
   Larrabee post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Machiasport

1826 July 14:
   Machiasport post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1910 November 2:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Machiasport post office is still in operation.