Jackman Postal History
Somerset County, Maine

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

(updated 23 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Jackman include:
Jackman (1)
Jackman (2)
Jackman Station
Jackman’s Tavern
Jackmantown



Jackman (1)


1895 October 5:
   Jackman (1) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1935 April 19 through 1938 July 11:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
         

1939 December 6:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.
      

1950 March 24 through 1950 July 3:
   The circular postmark is 29–31 mm in diameter.
         

1969 November 30:
   Jackman (1) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)




Jackman (2)


1969 November 30:
   Jackman (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1987 August 24:
   The circular postmark is 31–35 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is 19–20 mm.
      

1999 August 31:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 16 mm. Note that the year is upside down.
      

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



Jackman Station


1912 June 13:
   Jackman Station post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1932 January 2:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
      

1969 November 30:
   Jackman Station post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)