Sunday, August 25, 2013

Guatemala: Airmail labels 3

Another nice and rare airmail label from Guatemala!

Year: approx.1940, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GTM-C-1a, imperforated, embossing, blue frame, dark blue/white, 5*****

Honduras: Airmail labels 2

Here are couple more airmail labels from Honduras.

Year: approx.1950, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - HND-C-1a, perforated 12, sheets, orange-red/white, 4****





Year: approx.1950, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - HND-C-1d, perforated 12, sheets, blue/white, 4****

France: Rocket-mail airmail labels

Here is a label from France used for rocket-mail.

Year: 1935, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-C-45, imperforated, intended for rocket-mail, Calais 1935, issued by C.Roberti, dark-blue/white, 4****

Tanganyika: Full strip of airmail labels

Here is a rare and complete strip of 6 airmail labels from Tanganyika!

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

Greece: Full sheet of airmail labels

 Here is a complete sheet of 25 airmail labels from Greece. This is a first Government issue in co-operation with EEES(Hellenic Aerial Communications Company). 51.000 pieces issued.

Year: 10.11.1935. Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GRC-A-1, perforated 11 ½ , 
sheets of 25(5x5), some labels come without H peforation, dark blue/white, 4****

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Canada: Airmail labels 2

Here are some more interesting airmail labels fromCanada.

Year: 8.1930, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-A-3, imperforated, arrow shape, carmine/dark violet-blue/white, 5*****






 Year: 1939, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-A-13, imperforated, arrow shape, red/dark violet-blue/white, 4****






Year: 1939, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-A-15, rouletted, 2 labels in a sheet of 6(3x2) together with No. 16,17. Booklets with 5 sheets, intended for use on letter, not envelope, violet-blue/orange-red/white, 4****





 







 


Year: 1939, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-A-16, rouletted, 2 labels in a sheet of 6(3x2) together with No. 15,17. Booklets with 5 sheets, intended for use on letter, not envelope, violet-blue/orange-red/white, 4****












Year: 1939, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-A-17, rouletted, 2 labels in a sheet of 6(3x2) together with No. 15,16. Booklets with 5 sheets, intended for use on letter, not envelope, violet-blue/orange-red/white, 4****












Year: approx.1955, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-C-12, imperforated, arrow shape, dark violet-blue/red/white, 4****






Year: 1949, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-C-3, perforated 12 ½ , Vstrips of 6, issued by Barber-Ellis Stationery Printing and Manufacturing Co., Winipeg, Monitoba, dark violet-blue or bright blue(unlisted)/white, 4****
bright blue (unlisted color)
   








Year: approx.1953, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CAN-C-6, rouleted VL, booklets with sheets, dark violet-blue/bright red/white, 3***

Belarus: Airmail labels

Here is my first airmail label from Belarus.

Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - BLY-A-?, perforated, bright blue/white,

Sweden: ABA airmail labels

Here is an airmail label issued by ABA (Aktiebolaget Aerotransport) airlines.

AB Aerotransport (ABA) was a Swedish airline, that is today part of the SAS Group.

ABA was established in 1924 under the name Aktiebolaget Aerotransport by Carl and Adrian Florman. The first flight was on 2 June 1924 between Stockholm and Helsinki with a Junkers F.13 aircraft. The aircraft, registered as S-AAAC and later as SE-AAC, is now on display at the National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm. In 1925 the company started a route between Stockholm and Berlin in co-operation with Lufthansa and a mail route between Stockholm - Malmö - Amsterdam - London.(Wikipedia)

Year: 1945, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWE-B-1, rouletted H, booklets with 4 strips of 4, blue or grey-blue/white, 4****
grey-blue

France: Hilton Hotel airmail labels

Here is a couple of airmail labels from Hilton hotel not listed in catalog as yet.

Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-C-?, imperforated, issued by the Paris Hilton hotel, white/grey,







Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-C-?, imperforated, issued by the Orly Hilton hotel, white/turquoise,
Orly Hilton, France




Madagascar: Sheets of airmail labels

Here are 2 sheets of airmail labels from Madagascar. One is complete with 15 labels and the second one missing 3 labels. It looks like the labels were printed on some old sheets from other documents as you can see on the scans below.

Year: 1940, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-3e, perforated 11 ¾, sheets of 30(3x10) or 15(3x5) ref.: "P.T.T. MADAGASCAR   E. N° 131", black/dark grey-blue, 4****
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Year: 1948, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MDG-A-3j, perforated 11 ¾, sheets of 15(3x5) ref.: "P.T.T. MADAGASCAR   E. N° 131", black/cream, 4****
Extra perforation line on the bottom row
Back side - train station work paper


Sunday, July 7, 2013

US: Airmail labels

Here are some very rare airmail labels from USA.

Year: 1928, Ungmmed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-C-12a, perforated 12 ½ , sheets of 25 labels 12a + 5 labels 12b, plane in red, red/blue/white, 6******






Year: 1928, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-C-12b, perforated 12 ½ , sheets of 25 labels 12a + 5 labels 12b, colours inverted, plane in blue, blue/red/white, 6******






Year: 1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-C-19, imperforated, black-blue/white, 
5*****










Year: approx.1935, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - USA-C-41, imperforated, size: 101x53mm, blue/red/white, 5*****

Finland: Airmail labels 4

Here is i nice Christmas issue labels from Finland.

Year: 2012, Self-adhesive, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FIN-1-?, imperforated, sheets of 10 stamps+10 labels, blue/white/red,

Germany, German Reich: Rocket- mail labels 3

Here are couple more rare airmail labels from Germany intended for rocket-mail.

Year: 6.1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-C-23b, imperforated, V strips of 4, intended for rocket-mail, issued by G.Zucker, engineer at Hasselfelde,black/light yellow, 5*****









Year: approx.1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GER-C-?, imperforated, intended for rocket-mail, misprint: "AEROTOREEDO", issued by G.Zucker, engineer at Hasselfelde, black/light greenish blue, 6******







Sunday, June 30, 2013

French Somaliland: Airmail labels 2

Here is another great rarity from French Somaliland!

Year: 22.4.1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FSL-A-4, imperforated, black/grey, 6******

Monday, May 27, 2013

Sweden: SAS airmail labels 3

Another rare airmail label issued by SAS airlines.

Year: 1957, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWE-B-6, rouletted H, vertical strips, issued at the occasion of the opening of the Trans-Polar route Copenhagen-Tokyo 24.2.1957, dark blue/red/white, 4****

Sweden: Zeppelin airmail labels 2

Here is a rare airmail label from Sweden, used on Zeppelin-mail.

Year: 1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SWE-C-1c,imperforated or perforated 11 ½(not listed), sheets, black/red, 4****

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Luxembourg: Airmail labels 3

Here are some more nice airmail labels from Luxembourg.

Year: 1934, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LUX-A-4, imperforated, vertical strips of 4,
black/blue, 4****













Year: 1936, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LUX-A-5, imperforated, vertical strips of 4,
black/blue, 4****








Year: 1945, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LUX-A-8a, imperforated, sheets, black lines, "PAR AVION": 28mm, black/ light grey-blue, 3***










Year: 1948, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LUX-A-8b, perforated 11 ½ (black lines), sheets of 30(3x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm, black/ light grey-blue, 3***










Year: 1946, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - LUX-A-9, imperforated, sheets (ref .No. 263),
"PAR AVION": 27mm, black/greenish blue, 3***
 

 

Poland: LOT airmail labels

Here is a lot of airmail labels issued by LOT (Polskie Linie Lotnicze) Polish Airlines.

Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT , trading as LOT Polish Airlines, is the flag carrier of Poland. Based in Warsaw, LOT was established in 1929, making it one of the world's oldest airlines still in operation.

Year: 1930, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-B-1, rouletted H, strips of 4, embossing, dark blue or grey-blue(unlisted), 3***
Dark-blue
Grey-blue

 
Year: 1932, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-B-2, imperforated, sheets, thick cream paper, blue or dark blue or dark violet-blue or balck-blue(unlisted)/white, 3***
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Year: approx.1938, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-B-4b, perforated 10 ¾ not 11, sheets, issued for customers in Palestine, blue or light grey-blue/white, 4****


Poland: Airmail labels

Here are some of the early airmail labels from Poland.

Year: 3.4.1928, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-A-1a, perforated 10 ¾ , sheets of 100(10x10), blue/white, 3***
 









Year: 1938, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-A-1b, perforated 10 ¾ , sheets of 100(10x10), dark blue/white, 3***









Year: 1938, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-A-1c, perforated 11 ½ , sheets of 100(10x10), blue or greenish-blue/white, 3***
greenish-blue(unlisted)










Year: 7.1948, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-A-3, imperforated, sheets of 238(14x17), ref.: "P.P.T.I.T.-nr 303-VII.48-7.000.000-PZG.,LODZ-Lp802", thin white paper, blue or dark-blue/white, 2**












Year: before 1957, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - POL-A-4, imperforated, sheets, thick cream or white paper, violet-blue(unlisted) or dark violet-blue/white, 2**
dark violet-blue
violet-blue