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****
back side





















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