MPOS Press Release 02-0920. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 53, No. 6
Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 53, No. 6 (September-October 2002) ... is in the mail! In his H.P.O. column, Will Keller continues illustrating the cachets used on first trip covers of HPOs. this time, his subject is HPO #1, Washington DC & Harrisonburg VA. Keller also presents an analysis of a special delivery cover sent from a small Pennsylvania town to a station of the New York City post office, intended for a passenger on a departing steam ship. In the R.F.D. column, Guy Purington discusses four very special RFD covers he acquired over the summer. In his street car RPO column, David Gentry shows two street car covers to very scarce foreign destinations. There is news of the society's elections 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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