Cumberland County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine 04653
(updated 27 April 2019)
Thank you for the contriutions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Chebeague Island include:
1868 May 11:
Chebeague Island post office opened. Prior to 1891, the postmark was Chebeague. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
1943 September 29:
The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
2008 January 6:
The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 24 mm.
Chebeague Island post office is still in operation.