MPOS Press Release 08-0724. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.


Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 59 , No. 5 (July-August 2008)

In his HPO column, Will Keller continues his discussion of HPO 29. This time, the line is Louisville & Harlan HPO, successor to Lou & Lynch, topic of his previous column.

In "News from the Cities," David Gentry illustrates two covers from Chicago street car RPOs. One is a Cottage Grove Ave. free franked cover and the other is an ornate and colorful Millard Avenue RPO cover to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, with a number of postage dues!

In his TPO column, Keller writes about a recent "Historical Bahnpost Special" mail train in Germany.

Sid Fingerhood writes about an auction lot dropped from an airplane.

There is Society news, a mail sale and much more! A catalogue supplement accompanies.

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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