Oxford County, Maine

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

(updated 16 July 2014)

Postmarks from the town of Andover include:
East Andover
South Andover


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.