MPOS Press Release 02-0523. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 53, No. 5
Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 53, No. 5 (May-June 2002) ... is in the mail! In his H.P.O. column, Will Keller continues illustrating the cachets used on first trip covers of the San Francisco & Pacific Grove H.P.O.. In his T.P.O. column, he talks about Austrian T.P.O.s still in operation. In the R.F.D. column, Guy Purington discusses RFD routes based from stations. In his street car RPO column, David Gentry shows schedules of the Boston Circuit RPO and makes speculations about the cars in service. Howard Selzer continues his article on Malaysian mobile post offices and Leonard Piszkiewicz shows a post mark of the Chicago Wabash Terminal R.P.O. There is a society news, an article about a contest winner 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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