Sullivan Postal History
Hancock County, Maine

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

(updated 16 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Sullivan include:
East Sullivan
North Sullivan
Sullivan (1)
Sullivan (2)
West Sullivan



East Sullivan


1849 May 12:
   East Sullivan post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 September 23:
   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 19 mm.
      

1975 June 20:
   East Sullivan post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)


Sullivan (1)


1794 October 1:
   Sullivan (1) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1906 July 26:
   The circular postmark is approximately 28 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal double-line bars to the right of the circle is 13–14 mm. (image side of card)
      

1920 June 15:
   Sullivan (1) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1922 April 28:
   Sullivan (1) post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1972 August 18:
   Sullivan (1) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)