Robbinston Postal History
Washington County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 2 December 2020)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from James Husson.



Postmarks from the town of Robbinston include:
Brewer’s
Orrington (1)
Robbinston
South Robbinston



Robbinston

1811 June 5:
   Robbinston post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1837 April 28: (date of letter)
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 nn in diameter. (letter [page 1], letter [page 2], letter [page 3])
      
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1860 June 12:
   Robbinston post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1860 June 13:
   Robbinston post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

date?:
   Robbinston post office.
      
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1935 February 2:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The four bars to the right of the circle are a little less than 6 mm on center.
      
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2000 August 31:
   The circular postmark is 34–35 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 15–16 mm.
      
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2020:
   Robbinston post office. 398 U. S. Route 1; Robbinston, Maine  04671. Lat./Long.: N 45°05′33″ x W 67°07′18″
      
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today:
   Robbinston post office is still in operation.