MPOS Press Release 20-0717. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.



Rick Kunz' column, "Topically TPO" discusses the Traveling Post Offices and TPO postage stamps of the Koreas.

"News from the Cities" continues the discussion of Chicago Streetcar marking lookalikes by Stan Bednarczyk

59 previously unreported postmarks are pictured.

A ballot for election of officers is included in the mailing to members.

The special sale price to members for Transfer Clerk/Office and Terminal RPO postmarks at $1.00 each continues. Over 15,000 RPO and HPO covers are available inexpensively to members. The listings can be seen at and

The members-only mail bid auction #225 contains 131 lots from many areas and periods of Railway mail, including AGT and RR cancels, Narrow-Gauge markings, Illustrated Advertising covers, HPOs and several items from foreign TPOs. All items are pictured on the MPOS web site, and bidding can take place by email or letter.

Finally, since the cancellation of Chicagopex this year, MPOS' Annual and Board meetings will take place virtually for the first time.

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,