Shapleigh
York County, Maine

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

(updated 24 December 2018)


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.
      

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.)

1935 October 14:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
      

1968 September 10:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
      

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.
      

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