MPOS Press Release 02-0327. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 53, No. 3
Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 53, No. 3 (March-April 2002) ... is in the mail! Mobile Post Offices of Malaysia is the subject of an article by Howard Selzer. Routes are traced and markings on several registered covers are illustrated. In his street car column, David Gentry deals with a special delivery cover from Canada with mixed franking and a Boston Circuit R.P.O. transit marking. Will Keller discusses steel handstamps on the first H.P.O., the Washington, D.C. and Harrisonburg, VA H.P.O. In his R.F.D. Column, Guy Purington covers drop rate covers mailed on rural routes. There is also a society 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 "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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