Mexico Postal History
Oxford County, Maine

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

(updated 8 May 2019)


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


Postmarks from the town of Mexico include:
Hale
Holmantown
Mexico
Ridlonville



Mexico


1823:
   Mexico post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1898 June 15 through 1899 March 16:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
         

1934 August 9:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1939 December 4:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

1948 May 29 through 1949 October 17:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Mexico post office is still in operation.


Ridlonville


1897 June 5:
   Ridlonville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1902 February 22:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1939 December 8:
   The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
      

1949 August 16 through 1951 March 30:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

1957 August 23:
   Ridlonville post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)