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An introduction and guide to the travelling post offices of Great Britain

A. M. Goodbody

An introduction and guide to the travelling post offices of Great Britain

by A. M. Goodbody

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Published by Railway Philatelic Group in Leicester .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mobile post offices -- Great Britain.,
    • Railway mail service -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] A. M. Goodbody : edited by Peter Johnson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6939.R2 G66
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p. :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4277756M
      ISBN 100901667102
      LC Control Number78303519
      OCLC/WorldCa3915001

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An introduction and guide to the travelling post offices of Great Britain by A. M. Goodbody Download PDF EPUB FB2

In with the introduction of the Penny Black and the universal letter rates in Great Britain, the volume of mail exploded. With that increase came a rise in the number of routes for the Travelling Post Office (TPO) and by there were around different routes using TPO cancellations.

An Introduction and Guide to the Travelling Post Offices of Great Britain. Illustrated b/w, 16 pp. Railway Philatelic Group, (2nd Edition).

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