MPOS Press Release 00-0513. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.
TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 51, No. 4
Larry Benson illustrates and discusses a Century of Progress Railway postal car card addressed to Tonga and bearing the famous Tin Can Mail cachets.
Ken Stewart surveys some Mobile Post Offices of New Zealand, illustrating some covers he has been able to assemble.
Will Keller, in his HPO column, writes about Albany & Panama City HPO. Schedules, postmarks and a map are shown.
Keller also discusses recent developments in the travelling post offices of the Republic of Slovakia and the Czech Republic, in his Traveling Post Offices column.
David Gentry, in News From the Cities, illustrates a newly discovered street car airmail cover. Six such covers are now recorded.
Cover Sales Department and Society news are also given.
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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