MPOS Press Release 13-0923. For immediate distribution to the Philatelic press and Internet.

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR SEP/OCT 2013

TRANSIT POSTMARK COLLECTOR Volume 64, No. 6

Transit Postmark Collector Vol. 64, No. 6 (September-October 2013) is in the mail to members.

In News from the Cities, David Gentry illustrates a new earliest known Phiadelphia H & P RPO cover.

Will Keller writes about a Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway car, formerly an RPO car.

Louis Hannen illustrates a railroad business cover of the Civil War era.

Harry Winter illustrates and analyzes a Penn Haven & Mt. Carmel RPO cover.

Nancy Clark illustrates and discusses an HPO cover, which is a first trip on the Union & Mobile HPO. It has so many auxiliary markings that she opines that it may have been a commercial use.

There is a mail bid sale and much 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 the award-winning periodical "Transit Postmark Collector" for $2.00 postpaid, and/or a membership application by writing to Doug Clark, PO Box 427, Marstons Mills MA 02648 or by email to Doug.

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