Machias
Washington County, Maine

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

(updated 16 December 2018)


Postmarks from the town of Machias include:
Machias
Mechisses



Machias


1794 October 1:
   Machias post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1880 June 30:
   Machias post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1880 July 1:
   Machias post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1918 December 24:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
      

1940 February 16 through 1946 February 11:
   The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.
         

1949 December 31:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Machias post office is still in operation.