MPOS Press Release 96-0801
For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press.
MOBILE POST OFFICE SOCIETY SPONSORS SPECIAL POSTMARK AND CACHET
= Pennsylvania Railroad Sesquicentennial =
The sesquicentennial celebration of the Pennsylvania Railroad will be
commemorated with a cacheted cover featuring the famous PRR keystone
logo, the legend, "The Standard Railroad of America" and the years
"1846" and "1996." Covers will be postmarked with a special railroad
cancellation at the Wynnewood, Pennsylvania Post Office (near the
Wynnewood PRR depot) on September 27th.
Covers are available for $1.50 each plus a SASE from:
1131 Grove Rd
West Chester PA 19380
Proceeds will benefit the Mobile Post Office Society (MPOS), a
nonprofit organization dedicated to the study of enroute distribution
of mail and the postmarks from mobile Postal units that operated over
railroads, waterways and highways and related topics.
Information about MPOS is available by writing Doug Clark, Secretary;
PO Box 427, Marstons Mills MA 02648 or by
e-mail to Doug.
For additional information contact MPOS Publicity Director at the
MPOS Home Page