MPOS Press Release 05-0122. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR JAN/FEB 2005

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 56, No. 2

Bruce Corey continues his series on the Collection & Distribution Wagons; this time with a report of Spanish-American War patriotic covers and related.


Will Keller's HPO column is a followup of his last column; which dealt with cachets used on the first trips of HPO 2 and 3, Washington DC & Harrisonburg and San Francisco & Pacific Grove HPOs.


In his street car R.P.O. column, David Gentry reprints an early article by Robert S. Clover. Not much about this specialty was known at that time.


In his TPO column, Will Keller shows recent covers from Poland and Austria.


Tony Goodbody explains a British label that indicates that a piece of mail may be too fragile for the mail crane.


There is also a mail sale.


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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