Sunday, March 1, 2020

France: Airmail labels 9

Another rare airmail labels from France. This is a complete sheet of labels for Military Hydravion.
Issued at occasion of Philatelic Exposition in 1946. Catalog dates this at approx 1942 and different perforation.

Year: 16.6.1946, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-C-30, perforated 11 ¼ or 11 ¾, sheets 14 bare labels plus 8 stamps,tex stamped, not printed, grey-blue/light greenish blue , 5*****

Saturday, February 22, 2020

US: New York Airways, Inc.

Rare airmail label from New York Airways.

Year: 1953, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-B-261, imperforated, self adhesive, sheets, intended for mail by helicopter, dark blue/red/white on film tape, 5*****

Germany, German Reich: Airmail labels 7

Nice and rare airmail label from Germany.

Year: 3.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-C-30a, imperforated, sheets of 2(1x2) tête-bêche. Intended for printed matters by airmail. Issued by K.Dahmann, stamp-dealer at Berlin.
black/blue size: 225x45mm, 5*****

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Hungary: Airmail labels 3

Recently found these rare airmail labels from Hungary still not listed in catalog yet.

Year: 8 May 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: HUN-C-?, perforated 13 ¾, sheets, dark red/white, 5*****

Year: 8 May 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: HUN-C-?, perforated 13 ¾, sheets, rbluish-green/white, 5*****

Year: 8 May 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: HUN-C-?, perforated 13 ¾, sheets, green/yellow, 5*****

Saturday, February 15, 2020

France: Air Afrique Airmail Labels

Extremely rare airmail label from France issued by Air Afrique. It's the first time i've seen one. Catalog dates label for 1938 but it's at least 1937.

Year: 1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-110, imperforated, issued for customers in Algeria, orange/light blue-grey, 6******

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Germany, German Reich: Zeppelin airmail labels 4

One more very rare Zeppelin label from Germany.

Year: 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-C-46, imperforated, Intended fir use on Zeppelin-mail America-Europe. Issued by H.E.Sieger, stamp dealer at Lorch, black/carmine-red/grey-blue, 5*****

Switzerland: Airmail labels 5

Here is a very rare airmail label from Switzerland.

Year: 10.5.1925, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-C-19, perforated 11 ¼ , sheets , Intended for special airmail, Basel, 10.5.1925, black-blue/white, but my one looks like dark brow. 

Monday, February 22, 2016

UK: R.A.S airmail labels 2

Here is another very rare airmail label intended for first airmail flights by R.A.S (Railway Air Services Ltd.), 20./21.8.1934. Issued by L.Pitman, stamp-dealer at Bristol.

Year: 5.1933, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-C-9, imperforated, issued for first 
airmail Newport (Isle of Wight) - Bristol, black/light pink, 6******

Friday, January 15, 2016

Belgium: State Express airmail labels

Interesting label issued by "State Express" cigarettes. Belgium or UK?

Year: approx.1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BEL-C-20, perforated 11 , sheets of 
10(2x5), issued by "State Express" cigarettes, black-brown or dark violet-blue/golden/white, 3***

French Equatorial Africa: Airmail labels

Interesting label from French Equatorial Africa.

Year: 1946, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FEA-A-4, perforated 11 ½, sheets, carmine/white, 4****