Monday, July 30, 2012

Saudi Arabia: Airmail labels

Here are my first airmail labels from Saudi Arabia. These are the first airmail labels issued there.

Year: 1932, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SAB-A-1a, perforated 11 ½ , sheets, black/grey-orange, 5*****












Year: 1932, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SAB-A-1b, perforated 11 ½ , sheets, black/light grey-green, 5*****

Saturday, July 28, 2012

US: FedEx airmail labels

Here is a Priority label from FedEx (Federal Express). The label size is 102x51mm, it probably was used on parcels.

Year: ?, Self-adhesive. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-C-?, imperforated, violet-blue/white,

Saturday, July 21, 2012

US: Zeppelin airmail labels

Here is a rare airmail label used on mails carried by airship Hindenburg.

LZ 129 Hindenburg (Luftschiff Zeppelin #129; Registration: D-LZ 129) was a large German commercial passenger-carrying rigid airship, the lead ship of the Hindenburg class, the longest class of flying machine and the largest airship by envelope volume. he airship flew from March 1936 until destroyed by fire 14 months later on May 6, 1937, at the end of the first North American transatlantic journey of its second season of service.(wikipedia)

Year: 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-C-16, imperforated, rounded shape, intended for mail by airship Hindenburg, red/white, 5*****


Friday, July 20, 2012

Switzerland: Full strips of armail labels 2

Here are complete strips of 10 airmail labels from Switzerland.

Year: 5.1938, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-23, rouletted H, V strips of 10, 
ref.: "No.532.-V.38.300,000x10.Format D 9/2 (17x48).", further dates: 4.1939(400,000); 5.1942
(400,000), dark blue/white, 3***
4.1939
5.1942

Year: 6.1944, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-24a, perforated H 11 ¼ , V strips of 10, ref.: "No.532.-VI.44. 400,000x10. Format ½ D 9 (48x17).", grey-ultramarine/white, 2**



















Year: 5.1946, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWI-A-24b, perforated H 13 or 11 ¼ (unlisted), V strips of 10, ref.: "No.532.-V.46. 800,000x10. Format ½ D 9 (48x17).", grey-blue(unlisted) or ultramarine/white, 3***
perforated 11 ¼, grey-blue
perforated 11 ¼, ulramarine



Ireland: Full sheet of airmail labels 2

Here are two complete sheets of airmail labels from Ireland.

Year: approx.1985, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IRL-A-15, rouletted, sheets of 70(5x14), "PAR AVION": 20mm, ref.: "O.E.7", violet-blue/white, 1*



















Year:  approx.1985, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IRL-A-16, rouletted, sheets of 24(4x6),
ref.: "O.E.7", intended for use on parcels, violet or violet-blue/white, 2**

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Netherlands: Booklets of airmail labels

Here is a couple old booklets of airmail labels issued in Netherlands. Both booklets are complete.
But unfortunately in one of them all labels are stuck together.

Year: 3.7.1930, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-A-3, rouletted H, booklets with 10 strips of 4, some booklets come with imperforated strips, ref.: "37AA  3730", blue/white, 3***

















Year: 20.10.1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - NEL-A-5a, rouletted H, booklets with 10 strips of 4, also distributed by KLM, ref.: "37AA  201032", dark blue/white, 3***



Thursday, July 12, 2012

Croatia: Airmail labels from stamp card

Here is a stamp card of 4 stamps and 4 airmail labels. The theme of stamp card is "Croatian Gastronomy".

Year: 2012, Self-adhesive. blue/white

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Germany, German Reich: Airmail labels 4

More rare airmail labels from Germany.

Year: 8.1925, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-A-3, imperforated, sheets of 112(8x14),
with 14 pairs tête-bêche, ref.: "Postformblattlager in Schwedt", issued at Potsdam for 
Brandenburg, black/green, 5*****












Year: 1927, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-A-10b, perforated 11 ¼  or H 11 ¼ 
V 10 ½, privatly perforated, black/yellow-orange, 5*****
perforated 11 ¼












Year: 1933, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-A-13c, imperforated, sheets of 24(3x8), 
issued at Karlsruhe for Baden, black/light grey-blue, 5*****








Year:  1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-A-9b, imperforated, sheets, ref.: "1159 L 60. Postformblattlager in Schwedt."; issued at Potsdam for Branderburg, black/light blue, 5*****







Year: 1943, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-A-9c, imperforated, sheets of 20(4x5),
issued at Stettin, black/light blue-grey, 5*****







Year: approx.1933, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-C-14, imperforated, black/green,
4****

France: Air France airmail labels 7

For today more airmail labels from Air France!!!

Year: 1938, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-68, imperforated, lettering modified, issued for customers in Brazil, grey-blue or light grey-blue, 5*****








Year: 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-70b, perforated 11 ½ , booklets with 2 sheets of 12(2x6), intended for airmail from Marseilles, issued for customers in Italy, dark blue/white, 4****








Year: 3.1940, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-85, perforated H 11 ¼ , booklets with 10 V strips of 5, issued for customers in Switzerland, dark blue/white, 3***




















Year: 1952, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-97, imperforated, dark blue or grey-blue/white, 2**







Year: approx.1957, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-100b, perforated 11, sheets, black-blue or dark blue or grey-blue/white, 3***







Year: 1958, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-103, imperforated, "AIR FRANCE": 36mm, drak blue or violet-blue/bright red/white, 3***
violet-blue(unlisted in catalog)









Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-B-?, imperforated, not listed in catalog, probably issued for first flight "PARIS - LYDDA(Israel, also known as Lod)", dark blue/light yellow

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Austria: Airmail labels

Here is a great lot of rare and early airmail labels from Austria.

Year: 23.4.1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUT-A-1b, perforated 12 ½ , sheets of 40(4x10), transparent paper, black/light blue, 6******








Year: 3.1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUT-A-2a, perforated 9 ½ , sheets of 126(7x18), further date: 1.1930, transparent paper, black/light blue or blue(unlisted) 4****








Year: 23.4.1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUT-A-2b, perforated 12 ½ , sheets of 126(7x18), transparent paper, black/light blue, 4****









Year: 1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUT-A-2c, perforated 11 ½ , sheets of 126(7x18), transparent paper, black/light blue, 4****










Year: 1.1933, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUT-A-3a, perforated 12 ½ , sheets of 90(6x15), minor varieties of "F" (3 types) on same sheet, black/light blue, 3***








Year: 1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUT-A-3b, perforated 12 ½ , sheets of 
90(6x15), black/dark grey-blue, 3***

Friday, July 6, 2012

Vatican City: Airmail labels

Here are newer airmail labels from Vatican City.

Year: 1999, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - VAT-A-?, perforated V 13 H 12 ½ , sheets of 10
stamps + 10 labels, blue/white,













Year: 2000, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - VAT-A-?, perforated 11 ½ , sheets of 10
stamps + 10 labels, dark violet-blue/white,

Monday, July 2, 2012

India: Air-India International airmail labels

Here is a nice airmail label issued by Air-India International airlines.

Year: approx.1955, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IND-B-4, rouletted VL, booklets with sheets, dark violet-blue/red/white, 3***

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Madagascar: Airmail labels 4

Here is a very nice lot of rare airmail labels from Madagascar.

Year: 1929, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-1a, perforated 10 ½ , sheets of 20(2x10) with 2 pairs tête-bêche, ref.: "P.T.T. -MADAGASCAR - Série E. N° 131", black/bright red, 5*****






Year: 1929, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-1b, imperforated , sheets of 20(2x10) with 2 pairs tête-bêche, ref.: "P.T.T. -MADAGASCAR - Série E. N° 131", black/bright red, 6******






Year: 1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-2, perforated 10 ½ , sheets of 20(2x10) with 2 pairs tête-bêche, ref.: "P.T.T. -MADAGASCAR - Série E. N° 131", black/orange or orange- red, 5*****






Year: 1933, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-4, perforated 10 ½ , sheets of 8(2x4),
with 2 pairs tête-bêche, black/blue-grey, 4****






Year: 1934, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-3c, perforated 11 ¾ , sheets of 30(6x5), ref.: "P.T.T. MADAGASCAR   E. N° 131", black/pink or light pink, 5*****
pink








Year: 1948, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-3h, perforated 11 ¾ , sheets of 15(3x5), ref.: "P.T.T. MADAGASCAR   E. N° 131", black/grey-red or red, 4****
grey-red

Ivory Coast: Airmail albels 3

Couple more labels from Ivory Coast.

Year: 1933, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IVC-A-4a, imperforated, sheets of 18(3x6),
black/grey-blue, 4****










Year: 1952, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IVC-A-8, imperforated, sheets, black/light grey-blue, 3***