Amherst
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
info@vfthomas.com - 207-266-5748

(updated 16 July 2014)


1833 January 19:
   Amherst post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1852:
   Postmaster: George C. White. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)

1939 September 16:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
      

1967 January 27:
   Amherst post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)