Turn-Of-The-Century Worcester



WPI Test Trolley

International Copyrights 1995 thru 2009 - All Rights Reserved

Last Updated Thursday 02 April 2009

Check Out The Updated QUARTET OF HEAVIES Page

See Updated STAMPLESS ERA Page Showing Isaiah Thomas Manuscript Markings

Previously I Added A Number Of Special Oval Cancels On The MORE CANCELS ON STAMPS Page.
Please Take A Look At The "Star In Oval" Cancels There!

Please View The Expanded AUXILIARY MARKINGS Page!

New POST CARD Scans Of White City And New VINTAGE ADVERTISEMENT Scans Added!

Also More Images Of The WPI TEST TROLLEY!

I Have Added New Links In The Pages On WORCESTER'S EARLY HISTORY!

After Years Of Searching I Have Finally Obtained An Example Of What I Consider To Be
The Scarcest Of All Worcester Handstamps Used On First Class Mail.
Please View The Last Item In The Updated STAMPLESS ERA Section!!!

Welcome to my Worcester, Massachusetts Postal History WWW Page.

What I have written and displayed on this Page is not intended to be an all-inclusive display or exhibit on Worcester, Massachusetts Postal History. Disk space and other Internet limitations did not allow it. What I have shown is a representative collection of images and descriptive text which portray the 'flavor' of the evolution of postal markings and methods in my hometown of Worcester. I hope you will take the time to peruse my Pages, look at some interesting postmarks, including some elusive gems, and enjoy them for yourself.

Before you leave, I hope you will send any comments or new information about Worcester Postal History, Worcester Postcards or other Worcester-related topices to me at my email address noted below. I appreciate the feedback on these Pages, and will consider your comments for further expansion of these pages.

Although I hope that you will browse through my entire array of Worcester Postal History Pages, you may wish to Link to a particular topic or era that is of particular interest to you. Listed below are the Main Topics covered in my Pages. Just click on the Topic below that interests you and you will be transported to that Page. Be sure to enjoy them all!

The Stampless Era When Adhesives Were Introduced
A Selection Of Fancy Cancels More Worcester Fancy Cancels
A Quartet Of "Heavies" A Selection Of Machine Cancels
More Cancels On Stamps Worcester Wessons
Auxiliary Markings The USCC Home Page
Postcards From The Edge Vintage Advertisements
My Stamp Collecting Background History Of The City Of Worcester

Several Postal Historians who have visited my Pages have left a cover or two with me for a special Worcester POSITIVE NORTH-SOUTH "HANDSHAKE" Cancel. That number is now up to:

Counter software and support provided by the Good Folks at Net Digits.
Drop by and give them a look!

You can Email me, Bob Track, if you would like to leave a message.

You can also see what is being discussed in the Postal History Newsgroup, rec.collecting.postal-history in Usenet.

Links To Other Selected Web Sites

Point Your Browser On the Links Below

The US Cancellation Club Home Page Toke Norby's Home Page - A Philatelic Friend
LaPosta: A Journal Of American Postal History American Philatelic Society
Glass Insulators - Crown Jewels Of The Wire Worcester Polytechnic Institute - My Alma Mater
Worcester City Clerk Page Blackstone Canal History Page
Carriers And Locals Society Auxiliary Marking Club
Machine Cancel Society Postal History Info
E B Luce - Worcester Photo Collection United States Stamp Society - BIA
Scotch Whisky Site Formula 1 Racing
Official Worcester Page Unofficial Worcester Page


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