MPOS Press Release 19-1231. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.



Rick Kunz' column, "Topically TPO focuses on the Ambulant operations in France 1844-1995.

"News from the Cities" pictures two items from the Chattanooga Electric Car, and announces an updated Crossreference to News of the Cities

Will Keller's Highway Post Office column details the operations and history of the Temple & Brownwood HPO.

39 newly-reported new terminal pair markings and varieties of listed postmarks are shown

The Society announced a special sale price to members for Transfer Clerk/Office and Terminal RPO postmarks at $1.00 each

The members-only mail bid auction #223 contains 116 cards and covers from many areas and periods of Railway mail, including several rare Streetcar postmarks. All items are pictured on the MPOS web site,

Finally, it was noted that the Society's annual and Board meetings will be held at the Plymouth Show, in Michigan, April 25-26

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, Marstons Mills MA 02648 or by email.

For additional information contact MPOS Publicity Director at the MPOS Home Page,