MPOS Press Release 04-0317. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 55, No. 3
Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 55, No. 3 (March-April 2004) ... is in the mail! The HPO column, by Will Keller, is devoted to the Albany (GA) & Panama City (Fla) HPO. Schedules of the HPO and its RPO predecessor, covers and a map, are shown. The Buffalo Collection & Distribution Wagon is the subject of an article by colector Bruce L. Corey. Details of markings and known covers are presented. In his international TPO column, Keller shows postmarks of a number of British TPO lines being discontinued. In his street car R.P.O. column, David Gentry shows two pairs of "same trip" covers. Two Seattle & Seattle RPO and two Philadelphia & Manayunk RPO covers that traveled together in street cars are illustrated. There is society news and 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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