Waldoboro Postal History
Lincoln 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 Waldoboro include:
Broad Bay
Dutch Neck
Feyler's Corner
NorthWaldoboro
North Waldoboro Rur. Sta. Waldoboro
Orff's Corner
South Waldoboro
Waldoboro
West Waldoboro
Winslow's Mills



North Waldoboro


1844 April 17:
   North Waldoboro post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1937 March 29:
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1949 August 29 through 1950 October 30:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
         

1962 June 1:
   North Waldoboro post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


Waldoboro


1794 October 1:
   Waldoboro post office opened (as “Waldoborough”). (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

year October 4:
   The circular postmark is approximately 25 mm in diameter.
      

2004 June 9:
   The oval postmark is approximately 36 mm wide by 33–34 mm tall.The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the oval is approximately 24 mm.
      

today:
   Waldoboro post office is still in operation.