MPOS Press Release 14-0121. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.


Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 65, No. 2 (January-February 2014)

In News from the Cities, David Gentry illustrates two covers with street car (not street car RPO) illustrations.

Will Keller writes about two Ohio HPOs: Columbus & Gallipolis and Columbus & Parkersburg HPOs. Schedules, a map and postmarks are shown.

Ingo Richter writes about the Jacksonville & Key West RPO, arguing that it was an exchange office for mail between the USA and Cuba.

Newly discovered railroad postmarks submitted by a number of members are illustrated.

There is a mail bid sale 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 the award-winning periodical "Transit Postmark Collector" for $2.00 postpaid, and/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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