Hancock
Hancock County, Maine

a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 15 March 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Hancock include:
Crabtree's Point
Franklin Road
Hancock
Hancock Point
Hancock Point CPO
Mount Desert Ferry
North Hancock
South Hancock
West Hancock



Hancock


1828 April 29:
   Hancock post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1829 September 28:
   Hancock post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1830 May 29:
   Hancock post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1934 November 8:
   The circular postmark is approximately 33 mm in diameter.
      

today:
   Hancock post office is still in operation.


Hancock Point


1883 April 5:
   Hancock Point post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1912 August 14:
   The circular postmark is 27–28 mm in diameter.
      

1967 May 19:
   Hancock Point post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)