Sunday, July 31, 2011

Zambia: Zambia Airways airmail label

Here is my first label from Zambia. It's an airline issue label from Zambia Airways.

Year: approx.1970, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ZAM-B-1, rouletted, sheets, 
black/light blue/white, 4****
 

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Burundi: Airmail labels

Today i've got another label from Burundi.

Year: approx.1970, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BUR-A-2, rouletted, sheets, lettering 
modiffied, violet-blue/white, 2**

Uganda: Uganda Airlines airmail label

This is my first label from Uganda. It's an airline issue label from Uganda Airlines.

Year: approx.1980, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - UGD-B-1, rouletted, sheets of 72(6x12),
black/yellow/red/blue/blue-grey/white, 1*
   

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

UK: Imperial airways airmail labels

Here are nice and colorfoul airmail labels from Imperial Airways. These were used as airmail propaganda labels.

Year: approx.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-B-8, imperforated, blocks, 
black/light yellow/blue/white, 5*****
  












Year: approx.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-B-9, imperforated, blocks,
red/dark blue/light blue-grey/white, 5*****













Year: approx.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-B-10, imperforated, blocks, 
orange/violet-blue/blue/white, 5***** 













Year: approx.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-B-11, perforated HU 11, blocks, 
stapled HU, ref.: "L-E", orange-red/violet-blue/white, 5*****













Year: approx.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-B-11, perforated HU 11, blocks, 
stapled HU, ref.: "L-E", design of letter in bird's beak modified, black/grey-blue/light blue-grey/grey/white,
5*****



 

Monday, July 25, 2011

Slovenia: Airmail labels

Here is a current label used in Slovenia. Labels come on horizontal rolls.

Year: ?, Self-adhesive, blue/white

Botswana: Airmail labels

Here are an airmail labels from Botswana.

Year: approx.1980, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BOT-A-1, rouletted, sheets, dark blue or blue or grey-blue or light blue or light grey-blue/white, 2**
light blue
dark blue
   

Thursday, July 21, 2011

France: Air France airmail labels 3

And here is another great lot of "Air France" airmail labels.

Year: 1940, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-88, perforated 11, sheets, issued for 
customers in Egypt, blue/white, 4****








Year: 1946, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-89, perforated 11¼ , sheets, issued for customers in Egypt, blue/white, 4****








Year: 1946, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-90, perforated 11 , sheets of 33(3x11)
issued for customers in Egypt, blue/white, 4****








Year: 1948, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-91, rouletted, sheets of 30(3x10) or booklets with 2 sheets of 10(2x5), issued for customers in Lebanon and Egypt, dark violet-blue or dark blue/white, 3***








Year: 1948, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-92, imperforated, size: 90x60mm,
intended for use on newspapers, dark blue/light blue/white, 4****










Year: approx.1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-104, imperforated, 
"AIR FRANCE": 40.5mm (i checked mine and it's 40mm), lettering and logo modified, black-blue/red/white, 2**


France: Air France airmail labels 2

Here are some more airmail labels issued by Air France.

Year: 1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-48, perforated 11¼ , sheets of 100(10x10)
issued for customers in Siam (Thailand), dark blue/white, 4****








Year: 1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-60, perforated 11½ , sheets of 21(3x7),
issued for customers in Romania, dark violet-blue or dark blue or blue/white, 3***







Year: 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-72b, perforated 11½ , booklets with 2 
sheets of 14(2x7), issued for customers in Italy, dark blue/white, 4****







Year: 8.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-75b, perforated H 11, booklets with 2
vertical strips of 5. Some booklets come with imperforated strips, dark blue/white, 3***






Year: 8.7.1946, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-80, perforated 13¼ , sheets of 5(1x5)
dark blue or blue or grey-blue/white, 2**
   

Namibia: First airmail label

Here is the very first airmail label from Namibia.

Year: 1990, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NMB-A-1, rouletted H, vertical strips of 10,
Light blue/white, 1*
 

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Argentina: Panagra airmail labels

Here are some airmail labels from PANAGRA (Pan American - Grace Airways).

Pan American-Grace Airways, better known as Panagra, was an airline formed as a joint venture between Pan American World Airways and Grace Shipping Company. (Wikipedia)

Year: 1940, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ARG-B-5, rouletted VL, booklets with 5 sheets of
5(1x5), grey-red/dark grey-green/white, 3***
  




Year: approx.1955, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ARG-B-7, rouletted VL, booklets with 4 sheets of 5(1x5), dark green/yellow/white, 3***


  

Brazil: Aerovia S.A. de Minas Gerais airmail label

Here is an interesting airline issue label from Aerovia S.A. de Minas Gerais.

Year: 1945, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BRA-B-28, perforated 11, sheets with pairs  
tête-bêche, intended for propoganda airmail transportation without additional charge, grey-blue/light yellow, 5*****

Brazil: PANAIR airmail labels

An airline issue label from PANAIR (Panair de Brasil).

Year: 6.1934, Gummed or ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BRA-B-18a, imperforated, sheets of 14(2x7) or 30(2x15) or vertical strips of 10, dark violet-blue or dark blue or blue or grey-blue/cream, 3***

Lesotho: Airmail labels

My first airmail labels from Lesotho. The second one shows the bird - Vulture.

Year: approx.1975, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LES-A-3, rouletted, pairs of No.3+4 
in sheets, lettering modified, ref.: "P 20", violet-blue or blue/white, 2**







Year: approx.1985, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LES-A-5, rouletted, sheets, violet-blue 
or blue or light blue/white, 2**

Italy: S.A.M. airmail label

Here is the only one airline issue label from S.A.M. (Societa Aerea Mediteranea). The label design is similar
to other Italian labels from Ala Littoria.

Year: 1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ITA-B-9, perforated 10 ½ , booklets with 5 sheets
of 10(2x5), ultramarine/white, 5*****
 

Guatemala: Airmail labels

Some of the earliest airmail labels from Guatemala.

Year: 1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GTM-A-1b, perforated 11 ½ , sheets of 15(3x5),
dark blue or light grey-blue/white, 4****

Tanganyika: Airmail labels

Here is my first label from Tanganyika.

Year: 1932, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - TNG-A-3, rouletted H, vertical strips of 6,
black/dark grey-blue, 4****

Monday, July 18, 2011

Moldova: Airmail labels 2

Another label from Moldova. This one also is quite small in size. Released in approx 1993-94?

Year: ?, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MOL-A-?, imperforated, light gery-blue/black
 

Sunday, July 17, 2011

India: Old airmail labels 2

Here is another great lot of Indian airmail labels.

Year: 1952, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IND-A-9a, perforated H 13 ¾ , V 14, sheets,
dark blue or grey-blue/white, 1*















Year: 1962, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IND-A-9b, rouletted, sheets, some sheets come with
separation shifted, dark blue or grey-blue/white, 1*








Year: approx.1970, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IND-A-9c, perforated H 13 ¾ , V 14, sheets 
of 70(7x10), dark violet-blue or violet-blue or dark ultramarine/white, 1*






India: Old airmail labels

Here is some of old Indian airmail labels.

Year: 1929, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IND-A-4a, rouletted (narrow steps), sheets of 
25(5x5), black-blue or dark blue or violet-grey-blue/white, 3***


















Year: 1930, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IND-A-5, perforated 12, sheets of 25(5x5), 
"PAR AVION" : 27mm, blue or grey-blue or blue-grey/white, 4****
 

Switzerland: Airmail labels

Some newer labels from Switzerland. A full strip of 20 and slighly bigger ones strip of 5, incompliete (i believe it should be 10 as most of Swiss labels).

Year: 5.2008, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-?, rouletted H, vertical strips of 20,
ref.: 237.12 (100242) 05.2008 PM, dark blue/white.




















Year: 5.2008, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-?, rouletted H, vertical strips of 10,
ref.: 237.07 (124320) 05.2008 500 000 x 10PM, dark blue/white.

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Netherlands: K.L.M airmail labels 2

Here is another lot of airmail labels from K.L.M.

Year: 1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-17, rouletted H and VL, booklets with 10
strips of 5, issued for customers in Duth East Indies, Duth Guyana (Suriname) and Curacao, 
red/blue/white, 3***





Year: 1961, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-28, rouletted,sheets, orange or red/blue/white,
3***







Year: approx.1962, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-29, rouletted, sheets, red/blue/white,
3***