TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 70, No. 4
An article about RPO Days at Union, Illinois by Norbert Shacklette details the event featuring retired RPO clerks and the "catches" made.
Rick Kunz' column, "Topically TPO" features the Bahnpost cancels of Austria and the stamps featuring TPO operations and postmarks.
"News from the Cities" covers the Washington, DC streetcar operations.
Will Keller's Highway Post Office column continues the story of the Ogden & San Francisco HPO.
Nancy Clark's article "The Asheville Special Attempts to Fly" covers an awful 1949 train wreck on the Southern Railway's "Asheville Special."
The members-only mail bid auction #222 contains 113 cards and covers from many areas and periods of Railway mail, including several postmarks of the rarest of the Streetcar postmarks. All items are pictured on the MPOS web site, http://www.eskimo.com/~rkunz/auct222
And finally, several previously unreported postmarks are shown.
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,
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