Lincolnville
Waldo County, Maine

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

(updated 30 September 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Lincolnville include:
Center Lincolnville
Ducktrap
Grange
Lincolnville
Lincolnville Center



Lincolnville


1802 July 1:
   Lincolnville post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

year? April 12:
   The circular postmark is approximately 27 mm in diameter.
      

1905 August 21:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

1926 November 23:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter.
      

1926 [month?] 1:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. Note that when the postmark stamp was changed at the beginning of a new month, a time was inserted where the new month should have been placed.
      

1933 January 3 through 1933 May 23:
   The circular postmark is 30–32 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are a little less than 6 mm on center.
         

1940 December 23 through 1947 January 31:
   The circular postmark is 33–35 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 20–21 mm.
         

1949 October 21 through 1950 February 6:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter.
         

1991 October 7:
   The circular postmark is 30–31 mm in diameter.
      

1991 October 7:
   The outer circle of the postmark is 28󈞉 mm in diameter; the inner. 18–19 mm.
      

today:
   Lincolnville post office remains in operation.


Lincolnville Center


1912 July 20:
   Lincolnville Center post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1936 June 26:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximatelu 6 mm on center.
      

1943 December 13 through 1949 October 21:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are a little less than 6 mm on center.
         

today:
   Lincolnville Center post office remains in operation.