MPOS Press Release 03-1118. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 55, No. 1
Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 55, No. 1 (November-December 2003) ... is in the mail! The HPO column, by Will Keller is devoted to a special delivery HPO cover of the Scranton & Harrisburg HPO. The route is traced and schedules are shown. In his international TPO column, Keller analyses another special delivery cover handled by German railways, over the Leipzig-Reisa- Dresden Bahnpost. a schedule is shown to help explain the rouote. In his street car RPO column, David Gentry discusses a Pittsburg Street R.P.O. cover. The marking appears to be a new type, but upon close analysis, Gentry concludes that the stamp has been replaced, which accounts for the odd killer. Guy Purington's RFD column illustrates six covers from his collection, to unusual foreign destinations. There is society news, a mail sale and more... A membership directory accompanies this issue.
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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