MPOS Press Release 05-0525. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR MAY/JUN 2005

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 56, No. 4

Bruce Corey continues his series on the Collection & Distribution Wagons; this time with a listing of patent attorney and Washington, D.C. stamp dealer corner cards. He also contributes four shorter articles on Maine narrow gauge railroads.

Will Keller, in his HPO column, begins a series on the first two HPOs in Wisconsin.

In Rural Free Delivery, Guy Purington illustrates seven RFD covers to unusual foreign destinations.

In his street car R.P.O. column, David Gentry shows four street car covers that are unusual in small ways. For example, three EKUs of postmark types are illustrated.

Sidney Fingerhood recalls a bad day he once had as an RPO clerk.

There is also society news. A new bound volume of TPCs, covering 2001-2003 is now available. Members: be sure to attend your society's annual meeting at NAPEX, June 3-5!

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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