Enfield Postal History
Penobscot County, Maine

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

8 May April 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Enfield include:
East Howland
Enfield (1)
Enfield (2)
Montague
Treat’s Mills
West Enfield (1)
West Enfield (2)



Enfield (2)

1844 February 6:
   Enfield (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1934 November 12:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
      

1939 December 8:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
      

1956 October 15 through 1956 October 16:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Enfield (2) post office is still in operation.


Montague

1888 November 29:
   Motague post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1893 October 25:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

1904 January 19:
   Motague post office renamed as West Enfield (2) post office. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)