Oxford County, Maine
a service of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 400 - Southwest Harbor, ME 04679
email@example.com - 207-266-5748
(updated 16 July 2014)
Postmarks from the town of Andover include:
1824 August 18:
Andover post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)
Postmaster: Ezekiel Merrill. (source: Maine Register and State Reference Book. 1852.)
1932 October 3:
The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation to the right of the circle is approximately 28 mm high and is composed of 9 horizontal segments.
1938 September 20:
The circular postmark is 33–34 mm in diameter. The four horizontal bars to the right of the circle are approximately 6 mm apart on center.
1949 November 18:
The circular postmark is approximately 30 mm in diameter.
The Andover post office is still in operation.