Shapleigh
York County, Maine

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

(updated 8 July 2020)


Thank you to James Husson for his contributions to this page.


Postmarks from the town of Shapleigh include:
East Shapleigh
Emery Mills
North Shapleigh
Ross Corners
Shapleigh (1)
Shapleigh (2)
Shapleigh Corner



North Shapleigh

1828 April 12:
   North Shapleigh post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1836 February 4:
   North Shapleigh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1837 May 8:
   North Shapleigh post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1841 September 3o:
   North Shapleigh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1849 August 18:
   North Shapleigh post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1856 February 18:
   North Shapleigh post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1857 January 26:
   North Shapleigh post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 October 14:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter.
      
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today:
   North Shapleigh post office is still in operation.


Shapleigh (2)

1830 APRIL 14:
   Shapleigh (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

date?:
   Shapleigh (2) post office.
      
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1935 October 14:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
      
      Click on image to enlarge.

1968 September 10:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
      
      Click on image to enlarge.

1968 September 10:
   The outer oval of the postmark is 31–32 mm tall and 28–29 mm wide. The inner oval of the postmark is 20–21 mm tall and approximately 18 mm wide.
      
      Click on image to enlarge.

today:
   Shapleigh (2) post office is still in operation.