MPOS Press Release 00-0721. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR JUL/AUG 2000

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 51, No. 5

In his HPO column, Will Keller deals with the wreck of Portland & San Francisco HPO (ND). A wreck cover is illustrated, together with schedules, newspaper articles, etc.

David Gentry writes about Cincinnati street car R.P.O.s in "News from the Cities." Gentry also presents two articles concerning mail sent by R.P.O. clerks on duty.

Joe Fishbein writes about current mail handling on an excursion train on the Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway.

Will Keller brings us up to date on the activities of the Celebrate the Century Express.

There is the usual mail bid sale, society news and much more!


Mobile Post Office Society, founded in 1950, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the study of enroute distribution of mail, emphasizing postal history of the USA but including information and study of operations from all countries of the world. Interested collectors can receive a sample copy of "Transit Postmark Collector" for $2.00 postpaid, or a membership application by writing to Doug Clark, PO Box 427, Marstons Mills MA 02648 or by email to Doug.

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