Thursday, March 31, 2011

Belgium: Sabena Airlines labels 2

Here is a full sheet of 20 labels from Sabena airlines, Belgium.

Year: 1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BEL-B-4, rouletted, sheets of 20(4x5), rows
tête-bêche, black/purple/blue or light blue/white, 2**












And here is a label for parcels.

Year: ?, Gummed.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Chile: Antarctica airmail labels

Here is a small sheet of 14 Antarctica labels from Chile.

Year: ?, Self-adhesive.

Netherlands: K.L.M airmail labels

Here are some of the old labels from K.L.M (Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij) also known as 'Royal Dutch Airlines'.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the national airline of the Netherlands and is part of Air France-KLM...KLM operates worldwide scheduled passenger and cargo services to more than 90 destinations. KLM was founded on 7 October 1919, making it the oldest carrier in the world still operating under its original name, though the company stopped operating during the Second World War - apart from the operations in the Dutch Antilles in the Caribbean. (Wikipedia).

Year: 1932, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-3a. perforated H 11 ½, strips of 4, 
Issued for customers in Siam(Thailand), red or light red/white, 4****







Year: 12.4.1920, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-1, perforated 11 ½ , sheets, red/white, 5*****






Year: approx.1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-10, perforated 13 ¼ , sheets, frame size: 43x12mm, "B" and "R" modiffied, issued for customers in Palestine,blue or grey-blue or dark blue/white, 4****







Year: before 1948, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-18, rouletted H, booklets with 5
vertical strips of 4, orange/light blue/white, 3***








Year: 1961, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-22, perforated H 10 ¾ , booklets with 10
vertical strips of 4, blue/red/white, 3***







Year:before 1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-19a, rouletted H, booklets with 10
vertical strips of 4, parallelogram shape, light blue/orange/white, 3***

Kingdom of Swaziland: Sheet of airmail labels

Here is a part of bigger sheet of airmail labels from Swaziland. The sheet contains 10 labels.

Year: ?, Ungummed.

Chile: Sheet of airmail labels

Here is a sheet of 14 airmail labels from Chile.

Year: ?, Self-adhesive.

Lithuania: Old airmail labels

Here is a great lot of old airmail labels from Lithuania.

Year: 7.1926, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LIT-A-2. Perforated 11 1/4. Comes on sheets of 100(4x25).
Black/Yellow, Ref.: "Forma 219 No", 4**** 








Year: 1937, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LIT-A-5a. Perforated 14. Comes on sheets of 100(10x10).
Grey-blue/White, 4****







Year: 1.8.1938, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LIT-A-5b. Perforated 14.Comes on sheets of 100(10x10).
Black-grey/Blue, 4****







Year: Before 1939, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LIT-A-5c. Perforated 11 1/4. Comes on sheets.
Black/Blue, 4****

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Colombia: SCADTA airlines airmail labels 2

Here are more airmail labels from Colombia - SCADTA airlines.

Year: 1930, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CLM-B-10a, perforated 11 ¼ , sheets of 20(4x5)
dark green/white, 5*****    









Year: 1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CLM-B-8a, perforated 11 ¼ , sheets of 20(4x5)
dark green/white, 5*****









Year: 1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CLM-B-17, perforated 11 ¼ , sheets of 25(5x5)
"&" modified, issued in cooperation with Pan American Airways, ultramarine/white, 5***** 







Year: 1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CLM-B-14a, perforated 11 ¼ , sheets of 25(5x5)
dark green/white, 5*****






Year: 1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CLM-B-14b, perforated 11 ¼ , sheets of 25(5x5)
Grey-green/white, 5***** 

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

UK: Full sheet of airmail labels

Here are two sheets, each of 16 labels from UK. First sheet was issued in 1962 and the second one on 1974.

Year: 1962, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-A-24c.














Year: 1974,Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-A-27a.
 

Canada: Full sheet of airmail labels 3

One more full sheet of 14 labels from Canada.

Year: 1973, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-A-34.
 

Monday, March 21, 2011

Germany: Zeppelin airmail labels

Here are rare labels from Germany. It was intended for use on Zeppelin-mail. Issued by S.E. Sieger, stamp dealer at Lorch.

Year: 1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: GER-C-15a, perforated 10 ¼, sheets of 20(2x10)
intended for use on Zeppelin-mail, blue/white, 5*****







Year: 4.1933, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: GER-C-16a, perforated 11 ¼ , sheets of 10(2x5),
intended for use on Zeppelin-mail, blue/white, 5*****












Year: 4.1933, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: GER-C-16c, perforated 10, sheets of 10(2x5),
intended for use on Zeppelin-mail, blue/white, 5*****

Luxembourg: Old airmail labels 2

Here is more labels from Luxembourg.

Year: 1931, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LUX-A-3.

Lebanon: Old airmail labels

Here are old labels from Lebanon.

Year: 1933, Gummed.  Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LBN-A-7, perforated 11, sheets of 20(2x10),
"PAR AVION" : 30mm, black/blue-grey, 3***
 






Year: 1945, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LBN-A-16, rouletted (black lines), sheets,
black/grey-blue or light grey-blue or light blue-grey, 3*** 







Year: 1947, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LBN-A-17a, perforated 11, sheets of 10(2x5) or
15(3x5), black-blue or dark violet-blue or dark blue or violet-blue or blue or grey-blue or light greenish
blue/white, 2**






Year: approx.1952, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LBN-A-18, rouletted (blue lines),sheets,
lettering modified, black-blue or dark blue/white, 2**

 
 

Kuwait: Old airmail labels

Her is another label from Kuwait.

Year: approx.1961, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - KWT-A-3, rouletted, sheets, black/
light blue/carmine/dark blue/white, 4****

Friday, March 18, 2011

Germany: Allied Occupation - American and British Zone airmail labels

Label was obligatory for airmail between 1.5.1948 and 19.10.1948; issued under Authority of JEIA ( Joint Export and Import Agency ).

Allied-occupied Germany.The Allied powers who defeated Nazi Germany in World War II divided the country west of the Oder-Neisse line into four occupation zones for administrative purposes during 1945–1949. (Wikipedia).

Year:  1948 May 1st, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AOG-A-1.

Madagascar: Airmail labels

Here is my first label from this country.

Year: 1937, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-3d, perforated 11, sheets of 30(3x10)
ref.: "P.T.T. MADAGASCAR   E. N° 131" with varieties: P.T.T/P.TT/PT.T./P.T.T./EN°/EN.°/E.N.°
black/grey-blue, 4****

UK: Graf Zeppelin airmail label

Here is a very rare airmail label from Great Britain. The label has aa orange-red overprint "BY GRAF ZEPPELIN". It was intended for use on Zeppelin-mail from Great Britain. It's rated for 6 stars on Airmail label catalog as a true rarity!

Year: 1933, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-C-10, rouletted, sheets, "BY AIR MAIL": 26mm,
"PAR AVION": 21mm, intended for use on Zeppelin-mail from Great Britain, light grey-blue/white
with orange-red overprint "BY GRAF ZEPPELIN", 6******

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Thailand (Siam): Old airmail labels

Here is an old label from Siam (nowdays Thailand).

Thailand (formerly Siam) is a country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. The country's official name was Siam until June 23, 1939, when it was changed to Thailand. It was then renamed Siam from 1945 to May 11, 1949, after which it was again renamed Thailand. (Wikipedia).

Year: 1931, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - THL-A-2, perforated 11 ½ , sheets of 50(5x10)
grey-blue/white, 4****

Papua New Guinea: Airmail labels

Here are some nice labels from Papua New Guinea. Thanks for Suzan from Denmark for trading them with me!
These labels are currently in use now. The labels show a national bird of the country on it. It's Bird of Paradise.

The birds of paradise are members of the family Paradisaeidae of the order Passeriformes. They are found in eastern Indonesia, Torres Strait Islands, Papua New Guinea, and eastern Australia. (Wikipedia)

Year: approx.1980, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - PNG-A-5, rouletted, sheets of 54?,
grey-violet-blue or dark grey-blue or dark blue or blue or violet-blue/white, 1*



















Year: approx.1985, Gummed VL or HU, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - PNG-A-6b, imperforated, blocks
of 100, intended for use on parcels, dark violet-blue or violet-blue or dark blue or blue or grey-blue/white, 1*

Italy: L.A.T.I. airmail labels

Here is a airline issue label from Italy. L.A.T.I. ( Linee Aeree Transcontinentali Italiane ).

The transcontinental Italian Airlines, also known by its abbreviated form L.A.T.I, was an airline of Italian line set up to manage state-owned postal air links with South America. It was a subsidiary company of Ala Littoria S.A. (Wikipedia).

Year: 1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no:- ITA-B-27, perforated 10 ¾ , sheets of 10(2x5)
blue or grey-blue/white, 4****













Year: approx.1940, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no:- ITA-B-37, rouletted, dark blue/white,
issued for customers in Brazil, 4****

Jordan: Airmail labels

My first label from Jordan.

Year: approx.1955, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - JOR-A-3, rouletted, sheets, dark violet-blue
or dark blue or blue/white, 3***

Algeria: Airmail labels

Here is my first label from Algeria.

Year: approx.1980, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ALG-A-3b, rouletted, sheets,
ultramarine/white, 2**

Taiwan: Old air mail labels

Here is an old labels from Taiwan.

Year: 1959, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - TWN-A-2.
 

Venda: Airmail labels

Here is very interesting label from small, now non existing country. I think the label should be quite uncommon as the country existed for a short time.

Venda was a bantustan in northern South Africa, now part of Limpopo province. It was founded as a homeland for the Venda people, speakers of the Venda language. It bordered modern Zimbabwe and South Africa, and is now part of Limpopo in South Africa.
It was declared self-governing on 1 February 1973.On 13 September 1979, it was declared independent by the South African government and its residents lost their South African citizenship.Venda was re-absorbed into South Africa on 27 April 1994. (Wikipedia)

Year:approx.1985, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - VND-A-1, rouletted  H, V strips of 10,
violet-grey-blue, 2**
 

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Sweden: Old airmail labels

Here is an old label from Sweden.

Year: 1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWE-A-3d, rouletted H, height: 26mm, 
SWE-A-c/d come together on same strip, black/grey-blue, 3***

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Japan: Japan Air Transport Co., Ltd. airmail labels

Here is an interesting and rare label from Japan. A National airline (Nihon Koku Yuso Kabushiki Kaisha).

Japan Air Transport Corporation (日本航空輸送株式会社 Nihon Kōkū Yusō Kabushiki Kaisha) was the national airline of the Empire of Japan from 1928 to 1938. (Wikipedia)

Year: 1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - JPN-B-5b, perforated 10, sheet of 240(15x16)
orange-red/white, 4****

Monday, March 7, 2011

Bolivia: Airmail labels

Here is the first airmail label from Bolivia. Interesting that this labels is same design and size like Colombian label just in blue color. And Colombian labels are in green.

Year: 1930, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BLV-A-1, perforated H 12 ¾ , V 11 ¼ , sheets of
25(5x5), grey-blue/white, 4****

Iraq: Airmail labels

This is a label from Iraq. The design is very similar to old British and Australian labels.

The Republic of Iraq was a Turkish possession until WW1, when it was occupied by Britain. It is located to the north of the Persian Gulf and borders on Syria, Kuwait, Iran, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Following WW1, it was mandated to Britain as Mesopotamia until 1932, when it became a kingdom. It has been a republic since 1958.

Year: 1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IRQ-A-6, rouletted, sheets of 81(9x9), dark blue
or blue or grey blue/white, 3***