Topsfield Postal History
Washington County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  046539
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 10 May 2019)


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



Postmarks from the town of Topsfield include:
Fuller
Number Eight (1)
Topsfield



Topsfield

1838 May 8:
   Topsfield post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1844 January 18:
   Topsfield post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1844 February 20:
   Topsfield post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1939 December 6:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four horizontal bars to the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
      

1949 November 12 through 1950 July 27:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter.
         

today:
   Topsfield post office is still in operation.