Vinalhaven Postal History
Knox County, Maine

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

(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.

   Vinalhaven (2) post office is still in operation.