Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Newfoundland: Airmail albels

Here is todays arrival. This is my first airmail label from Newfoundland.

Year: 1945, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NFL-A-2, perforated 11 ¾ , sheets of 6(3x2),
frame: 34.5x14mm, dark blue/white, 4****

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Ireland: Airmail labels 3

Here are some old Irish airmail labels. These look very nice.

Year: 2.1923. Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IRL-A-2, perforated 11, sheets of 84(6x14),
ref.: "P.25.", black/blue, 5*****







Year: 1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IRL-A-4, perforated 11, sheets of 84(6x14),
ref.: "M.P. 25", black/blue, 4****


Saturday, August 27, 2011

Belgium: Complete booklet of Sabena Airlines airmail labels

Here is a nice and complete booklet of airmail labels from Sabena Airlines.

Year: approx.1958, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BEL-B-3, rouletted VL, booklets with 10
strips of 5, black/red/yellow, 3***

Friday, August 26, 2011

Siera Leone: Airmail labels 2

Here are some more labels from Siera Leone.

Year: 1937, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SRL-A-8, imperforated,
black/light greenish blue, 4****








Year: 1937, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SRL-A-7, imperforated, "PAR AVION": 19.5mm
black/light greenish blue, 4****
black/light greenish blue
black/light blue?


   
Year: 1945, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SRL-A-9, rouletted, sheets, blue/light blue, 4****

Peru: Airmail labels

Here is a rare airmali label from Peru. Label was intended for registered mail.

Year: 1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - PRU-A-2, perforated H 11, rouletted V (red lines)
grey-red/cream with black figures, 5*****

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Paraguay: Airmail labels

Here is my first arrivals from Paraguay. These labels were intended for registered aimail. Not on catalog yet.

Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - PGY-A-?, perforated HU 11, black/white, 2**










Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - PGY-A-?, perforated HU 11, black/white, 2**












Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - PGY-A-?, perforated HU 11, black/white, 2**

France: Air France airmail labels 4

Here is a big airmail label from Air France. It was intedned for use on neswpapers. The labels measures:
198x29.5mm.

Year: 1934, gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-62a, imperforated, "TRANSPORTÉ  PAR"
in red, red/dark blue or blue/white, 4****
 

Libya: Italian Occupation armail label

This is the airmail labels from Libya issued at the time of the Italian occupation. Also it's first ever label issued in Libya and first in my collection.

Year: approx.1939, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LBY-A-1, perforated 11 ½ , sheets,
dark blue/white, 4****


   



Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Rhodesia: Airmail labels 2

Here i've got another label from Rhodesia.

Year: approx.1970, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - RHD-A-7a, prforated H 14, V 14 ½ , 
sheets, blue/white, 2**

Kuwait: Airmail labels 2

Recently i've got new another nice label from Kuwait.

Year: approx.1958, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - KWT-A-2, rouletted, sheets, black/blue or
grey-blue/white, 4****

   

Saturday, August 20, 2011

UK: Imperial Airways airmail labels 2

Here is a booklet of airmail labels from Imperial Airways. Booklets come with 3 vertical strips of 4 labels. Mine is short 5 labels. There are 4 main types of booklet covers.

Year: 2.1931, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GBR-B-1, rouletted H, "BY AIR MAIL": 26.5mm
"PAR AVION": 21.5mm, further dates: 6.1931, 10.1931, 5.1932, 3.1933, 8.1933, 3.1934, blue or
grey-blue/white, 2**




Friday, August 19, 2011

US: Trans Central Airways airmail label

Here is another airline issued label. This one is from Trans Central Airways.

Year: approx.1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-B-264, imperforated, blue/red/white
4****
 


US: Wisconsin Central Airlines airmail label

An airline issue label from Wisconsin Central Airlines, USA.

Year: 1951, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-B-243, imperforated, blocks of 30,
violet-blue/red/white, 3***

US: Piedmont Airlines airmail label

An airline issue label from Piedmont Airlines.

Year: 1951, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-B-221, imperforated, dark violet-blue or dark
blue/carmine-red/white, 3***



US: Florida Airways airmail label

Here is an airline issue label from Florida Airways.

Year: 1948, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-B-183, rouletted VL, booklets with 6 sheets of
4(1x4), dark violet-blue or dark blue/carmine-red/white, 3***
   

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

US: Booklet of airmail labels

Here is a full booklet of 250 airmail labels from USPS. Booklet has a 50 sheets of 5 labels each. Labels still not in catalog. Will be in a new upcoming catalog.

Year: 2002, self-adhesive. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-A-?, imperforated, booklets of 50 vertical
strips of 5, dark blue/white,
   

Netherlands: K.L.M airmail labels 3

Another lot of airmail labels from K.L.M. Here are full original strips of 4.

Year: before 1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-20, rouletted H, vertical strips of 4,
parallelogram shape, blue/red(mine is orange-red)/white, 3***
  












Year: before 1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-21, rouletted H, vertical strips of 4,parallelogram shape, light blue/orange/white, 4****













Year: 1961, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-B-23, perforated 10 ¾ , booklets with 10
vertical strips of 4, blue/red/white, 3***
 



Thursday, August 11, 2011

Switzerland: Swissair airmail labels

Airline issue labels from Swissair (Schweizerische Luftverkehr AG).

Year: 1947, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-B-1, imperforated, violet-blue/red/white, 
5*****






Year: 1947, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-B-2, perforated V 11 ½ , H strips. It 
looks like it also comes on sheets as my label has horizontal perforation as well. Issued for customers in Egypt, bright red or dark red/white, 5*****







Year: 1949, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-B-3, rouleted H, booklets with 10 
vertical strips of 5, blue/red/white, 3***

Year: 1955, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-B-4, rouleted H, booklets with 10 
vertical strips of 5, orange-brown or brow-carmine/light grey-blue or light blue/white, 3***







Year: 1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-B-6, rouleted H, booklets with 10 
vertical strips of 5, black/blue-grey or dark blue-grey/white, spacing modified, 3***


Switzerland: Full strips of armail labels

Here are few old airmail label strips from Switzerland. Strips are new and complete with all labels.

Year: 4.1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-11, rouletted H (black lines), vertical strips
of 10, ref.: "No. 532. - IV.32. 50,000 à 10. / Format D 9/2  (17X48), black/grey-blue, futher dates: 
2.1928, 8.1930, 4****








Year: 8.1930, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-12, rouletted H (black lines), vertical 
strips of 5, ref.: "No. 532. - VIII.30. 15,000 à 5. / Format D 9  (34X48), black/grey-blue, futher dates: 
2.1928, 4.1932, 4****









Year: 3.1968, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-26b, rouletted H, vertical strips of 10, ref.:
"PTT 237.11  III. 68 / Format  ½  D 9 (48x17)", further dates: 1.1957; 1.1959; 1.1960; 4.1962; 
11.1964; 5.1966; 9.1969; 9.1970; 9.1972; 6.1975; 9.1976; 11.1978; 11.1979; 9.1981; 11.1982; 
5.1984; 8.1985; 5.1987; 6.1989, blue-grey or dark blue-grey or grey-blue or dark grey-blue or blue or 
dark blue or violet-blue or dark violet-blue/white, 1*




Wednesday, August 10, 2011

France: Air France airmail label booklets

Here are two more booklets of airmail labels from Air France. Both booklets are new and complete with all labels.

Year: 1.6.1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-78a, perforated H 13 ½ , booklets with 2 vertical strips of 5, black-blue or dark violet-blue/white, hatching on globe modified, 2**











Year: 1.1949, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-82, rouletted H (blind perforation H 13) booklets with 2 vertical strips of 10 + other postal labels, dark blue or grey-blue/white, 2**



Brazil: Condor airmail labels 2

Another lot of airmail labels issued by Condor airlines.

Year: 1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BRA-B-2, perforated H 12 ¾ , V 11 ¼ , sheets of 25(5x5), issued for customers in Germany, black/yellow/dark grey-green, 5*****








Year: 1933, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BRA-B-5, perforated 11, sheets of 50(5x10), dark blue or grey-blue/white, 5*****







Year: 1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BRA-B-6, perforated 11, sheets of 50(5x10) or booklets with 5 sheets of 4(2x2), black-blue or dark violet-blue or dark blue/white, 4****



US: Full sheet of airmail labels 4

Here is another full sheet from USA.

Year: 1987, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-A-26k, perforated 10 ¾, sheets of 80(6x14-4)
4 positions per sheet come with advising text for best use of airmail labels on envelopes, grey-blue/
carmine-red/white, 1*
  























Year: 1987, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-A-26l/m, perforated 10 ¾, labels in lower left
position with ref.: "Label  19,  1974" / "✩ GPO:  1987-197-369", grey-blue/carmine-red/white, 2**




Madagascar: Airmail labels 2

Here is another great old label from Madagascar.

Year: 1933, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-3a, perforated 11, sheets of 20(2x10) 
or 10(2x5), ref.: "P.T.T. MADAGASCAR   E.  N°  131", black/blue-grey, 4****

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

French Somaliland: First airmail label

Here are the first airmail labels issued in French Somaliland. One has a misplacement of perforations.

French Somaliland, officially the French Coast of the Somalis, was a French colony in the Horn of Africa. Established after the French signed various treaties between 1883 and 1887 with the then ruling Somali Sultans, the colony lasted from 1896 until 1946, when it became an overseas territory of France. In 1967 French Somaliland was renamed the French Territory of the Afars and the Issas. In 1977 it became the independent country of Djibouti. (wikipedia)

Year: 12.1929, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FSL-A-1, perforated 11 ½ , sheets,
black/grey-blue, 6******







 Misplacement of perforations.

Barbados: Airmail labels

Here is my first label from Barbados.

Year: 1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BAR-A-2a, rouletted, sheets of 50(5x10),
dark red/white, 4****