Thursday, February 16, 2012

Aden: Aden Airways airmail labels

Here are an airline issued labels from Aden Airways.

Aden is a seaport city in Yemen, located by the eastern approach to the Red Sea (the Gulf of Aden), some 170 kilometres east of Bab-el-Mandeb.


Aden Airways was a subsidiary of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) based in Aden. It was in operation from 1949 to 1967. (wikipedia)

Year: 1951, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ADN-B-1a, rouletted (looking like perforated 
11), sheets, dark blue/white, 4****








Year: 1951, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ADN-B-1b, perforated 11, sheets, 
dark grey-blue/white, 4****










Year: 1951, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ADN-B-1c, rouletted, booklets with sheets of 
2(1x2), blue or grey-blue/white, 4****








Year: approx.1955, Gummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ADN-B-2, rouletted H, VL, booklets
with sheets, dark blue or dark violet-blue or dark grey-blue/white, 3***
dark violet-blue
dark blye

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