Buckfield
Oxford County, Maine

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

(updated 5 April 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Buckfield include:
Buckfield
East Sumner Rur. Sta.
North Buckfield
West Buckfield



Buckfield


1800 September 5:
   Buckfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1880 July 23 through 1882 January 2: [year determined from reverse side]
   The circular postmark is approximately 26 mm in diameter.
         

1891 September 14: [year determined from reverse side]
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
      

1904 February 3:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1933 May 1 through 1938 December 21:
   The circular postmark is 22–23 mm in diameter.
         

1948 November 2 through 1949 November 23:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Buckfield post office is still in operation.


North Buckfield


1854 January 7:
   North Brownfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1898 July 5:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1907 April 30:
   North Buckfield post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)