MPOS Press Release 04-0922. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 55 No. 6
Bruce Corey continues his series on the Collection & Distribution Wagons, this installment is Washington, D.C., part II. Earliest and latest dates for each year of service are given. Then a variety of different uses are described, with many illlustrations.
Will Keller gives an illustrated tour of a restored Canadian Pacific RPO car. He also gives a second take on a special delivery cover he discussed in the last issue.
In his street car R.P.O. column, David Gentry discusses Brooklyn South Shore RPO and Washington DC F street covers.
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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