Oxford County, Maine

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975

(updated 10 August 2020)

Thank you for the contributions to this page from James Husson and from the Strout family collection.

Postmarks from the town of Hanover include only:


1850 January 3:
   Hanover post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide)

year? April 15:
   The circular postmark is approximately 24 mm in diameter.
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   Hanover post office.
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1914 April:
   The circular postmark is 28–29 mm in diameter.
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1933 April 29 through 1938 June 20:
   The circular postmark is 31–32 mm in diameter. The outside vertical height of the four bars to the right of the circle is 19 mm.
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1950 January 31 through 1950 March 14:
   The circular postmark is 32–33 mm in diameter.m
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2017 June 2:
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   Hanover post office is still in operation.