Anson
Somerset County, Maine

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

(updated 16 July 2014)


Postmarks from the town of Anson include:
Anson (1) Anson (2)
South Anson
West Anson



Anson (2)


1845 February 23:
   Anson (2) post office opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1845 July 11:
   Anson (2) post office closed. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1855 January 6:
   Anson (2) post office re-opened. (source: Maine Philatelic Society. 1995. The Post Offices of Maine: A Rarity Guide.)

1933 October 23:
   The circular postmark is 28–30 mm in diameter.
      

1950 March 11 through 1950 December 12:
   The circular postmark is 29–30 mm in diameter. The elliptical cancellation to the right of the circle is 32–33 mm tall and is composed of 4 horizontal bars above the numeral and 4 horizontal bars below.
         

today:
   Anson (2) post office is still in operation.