MPOS Press Release 15-0420. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.


TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR, Volume 66, #3 is published and in the mail. The semimonthly journal of the Mobile Post Office Society, March-April issue is sent to members, with award-winning original content and many regular features.

In this issue, "Mobile Post Office Selections, Volume 8" is announced. David Gentry writes in "News of the Cities" of the postmarks of the New York City Third Avenue RPO. Will Keller details some interesting HPO covers with commercial uses and Rick Kunz writes the featured article titled "Trails in Antebellum Mississippi," explaining a remarkable find of dispatch forms from the Canton, Miss. Post Office.

Numerous new, hitherto unlisted railroad postmarks are illustrated in color, the minutes of the annual Dir ectors' meeting are detailed and there is a regular mail bid sale featuring a possible new, undocumented postmark of the Lousiville & Nashville Railroad.

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 st udy 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.

For additional information contact MPOS Pu blicity Director at the MPOS Home Page

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