Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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***

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