Levant
Penobscot County, Maine

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

(updated 19 March 2019)


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Postmarks from the town of Levant include:
Levant (2)
Rodger’s Corner
South Levant (1)
South Levant (2)
West Levant



Levant (2)

1852 December 23:
   Levant (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1888 March 24 through 1888 May 18:
   The circular postmark is 26–27 mm in diameter.
         

1904 April 5:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1906 September 10 through 1907 July 30:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter. The number in the cancellation is 4.
         

1908 July 2 through 1909 September 11:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter. The number in the cancellation is 4.
         

1927 January 17:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter. The outer vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 18–19 mm.
      

1932 December 13:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The outer vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1950 September 29:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outer vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 20 mm.
      

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