Perry Postal History
Washington County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine 046539
(updated 9 May 2019)
Thank you for the contributions to this page from the Strout family collection.
Postmarks from the town of Perry include:
1821 March 1:
Perry post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
1935 September 23:
The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The four bars to the right of the cricle are approximately 6 mm on center.
1939 December 11:
The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the cricle is 19–20 mm.
1949 December 31 through 1950 March 1:
The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The four bars to the right of the circle are a little less than 6 mm on center.
Perry post office is still in operation.