Norway Postal History
Oxford County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 20 November 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Norway include:
Fuller's Corner
North Norway
Norway
Norway Centre
Norway Lake
Norway Sta. No. 1



Norway


1801 February 9:
   Norway post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1913 August through 1913 October:
   The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter. The six horizontal lines to the right of the circle are 51–52 mm long.
         

1914 May 21 through 1914 December 31:
   The circular postmark is 23–24 mm in diameter.
         

1915 January through 1915 September:
   The circular postmark is 28–2 mm in diameter. Six of the seven horizontal lines to the right of the circle are 51–52 mm lont.
         

1913 November 24 through 1915 February 13:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

1932 December 19 through 1940 February 17:
   The circular postmark is 20–21 mm in diameter.
         

1934 October 1:
   The circular postmark is approximately 25 mm in diameter.
      

1939 December 4 through 1940 February 15:
   The circular postmark is approximately 25 mm in diameter.
         

1950 April 26:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Norway post office is still in operation.


Norway Lake


1881 March 10:
   Norway Lake post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1934 November 27:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1944 November 30:
   Norway Lake post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)