Hope
Knox County, Maine

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

(updated 6 June 2017)


Postmarks from the town of Hope include:
Hope
Hope Rur. Sta. Camden
North Hope
South Hope



Hope


1819 January 20:
   Hope post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1917 April 17:
   The circular postmark is approximately 32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is approximately 19 mm.
      

1964 December 30:
   Hope post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)


South Hope


1848 August 22:
   South Hope post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

1936 June 25:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
      

1949 May 3 through 1949 August 3:
   The circular postmark is 32–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is approximately 20 mm.
         

1956 November 7:
   The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 20 mm.
      

1957 June 30:
   South Hope post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)