The Penny Post

The journal of the Carriers and Locals Society, The Penny Post, is published four times per year. It is a scholarly journal for the publishing of original research and articles in the fields of U.S. carriers, locals posts, independent mails and Eastern express companies during the nineteenth century, as well as studies of fakes and forgeries in these areas.

Contributions to The Penny Post are invited! Your discoveries, ideas and studies will find a welcome place in its pages.

Larry Lyons, Editor
7 Brightfiels Lane
Westport, CT 06880


The Penny Post received the Reserve Grand Award for literature at the APS StampShow held in Columbus, Ohio. In addition, the prestigious Diane D. Boehret Award, which is not given every year, was bestowed on The Penny Post with recognition of Larry Lyons as Editor.

PDF Downloads

Members have unlimited access to back issues of The Penny Post. Non-members will not have online access to the last five years of issues. Downloads are available on this website. [CLICK HERE]

Cumulative Index

You can download the hard copy Penny Post Cumulative Index for viewing, searching or printing. The current index is complete through Volume 16 and is available as a PDF file. [DOWNLOAD PDF]

Front Covers & Tables of Contents

You can now view the front covers and tables of contents for all issues of The Penny Post on this website. [CLICK HERE]

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