MPOS Press Release 04-0724. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 55, No. 5
Bruce Corey continues his series on the Collection & Distribution Wagons, this time with Washington, D.C. Details of markings and known covers are presented. The extensive study will be continued in future issues. Will Keller gives a detailed analysis of a special delivery cover sent from San Diego to Cleveland and handled by several R.P.O.s. Nancy Clark writes about the markings "Delayed! Catcher pouch missed" and "Mail Delayed, Catcher Missed." In his street car R.P.O. column, David Gentry indicates some new latest known and earliest known usages. 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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