MPOS Press Release 04-0525. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 55, No. 4
Bruce Corey continues his series on the Collection & Distribution Wagons, this time New York, NY is the subject. Details of markings and known covers are presented. Last month's HPO column, by Will Keller, was devoted to the Albany (GA) & Panama City (Fla) HPO. This time, another Central of Georgia RR operation is the subject. Schedules of the Atlanta & Albany HPO and its RPO predeces- sor, covers and a map, are shown. The RFD column, by Guy Purington, is devoted to modern RFDs. Two manuscript markings of 1948 and 1969 are shown and two covers with handstamps of 1962 and ca. 1971 are analyzed. In his street car R.P.O. column, David Gentry discusses the elusive Pittsburg Fifth & Penn Avenue flag cancel. It is well known to be rare, but Gentry shows that it was used quite frequently! There is society news, a mail bid sale, 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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