MPOS Press Release 06-0328. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR MAR/APR 2006

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 57, No. 3

In his HPO column, William Keller completes his two part series on the Charlotte & Marion HPO.

David Gentry writes in his streetcar column about the street car RPO lines that existed in Omaha, according to government records, but from which no markings are known. An Omaha mail street car is illustrated.

Nancy Clark writes about how her plans for a "Kids Stamp Zone" at the Washington 2006 international stamp show, and how they involve railway mail.

Douglas Clark highlights the earliest known railroad cover of Georgia (May 28, 1846).

David Gentry previews his first mail bid sale, which will appear in the next issue.

The latest supplement of the USRPO catalogue accompanies for members.

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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