Vinalhaven Postal History
Knox County, Maine

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

(updated 6 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Vinalhaven include:
Carver’s Harbor
Fox Isle
South Vinalhaven
Vinalhaven (1)
Vinalhaven (2)



Vinalhaven (2)


1879 October 20:
   Vinalhaven (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1939 December 9:
   The circular postmark is approximately 29 mm in diameter.
      

1947 July 28:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

2006 June 8:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter. The outside height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 16 mm.
      

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