MPOS Press Release 20-0408. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 71, No. 2
Rick Kunz' column, "Topically TPO" discusses the Traveling Post Offices and TPO postage stamps of Hungary.
"News from the Cities" contains new information on Chicago and Baltimore operations from Stan Bednarczyk and Cary Johnson.
Will Keller's Highway Post Office column details the history of the Aberdeen & Sioux City HPO.
The special sale price to members for Transfer Clerk/Office and Terminal RPO postmarks at $1.00 each continues.
The members-only mail bid auction #224 contains 123 cards and covers from many areas and periods of Railway mail, including several items from foreign countries. All items are pictured on the MPOS web site, http://www.eskimo.com/~rkunz/224auct
The first exchange article from our sister organization, the TPO and Seapost Society of the UK appears.
Finally, since the cancellation of the Plymouth Show, MPOS' Annual and Board meetings will take place at Chicagopex Nov 20-22.
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 MPOS, PO Box 427, Marstons Mills MA 02648 or by email.
For additional information contact MPOS Publicity Director at the MPOS Home Page, http://www.eskimo.com/~rkunz/mposhome.html