Sedgwick Postal History
Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 28 April 2019)


Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.



Postmarks from the town of Sedgwick include:
North Sedgwick (1)
North Sedgwick (2)
Sargentville
Sedgwick
West Sedgwick



North Sedgwick (2)


1851 February 5:
   North Sedgwick (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1933 January 20:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1943 March 4:
   Sedgwick (2) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Sargentville


1855 February 10:
   Sargentville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1937 February 9:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1857 January 10:
   Sargentville post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1861 August 29:
   Sargentville post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1997 October 8:
   The oval postmark is 30–31 mm wide by approximately 35 mm high.
      

approximately 2002:
   Sargentville post office closed. (source: Sedgwick post office clerk)


Sedgwick


1812 September 25:
   Sedgwick post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1888 July 3:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter.
      

1935 January 17:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1947 October 4:
   The outer circle of the postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter; the inner circle is 17–18 mm.
      

1950 December 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 34 mm in diameter.
      

1999 April 14:
   The circular postmark is 34–35 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are 15–16 mm.
      

today:
   Sedgwick post office is still in operation.