Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Indonesia: Zeppelin airmail labels

Not sure about this label, it could be from Indonesia. Not listed in Mair's catalog. If anyone has some more info on this, let me know.


Year: approx.1950, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IDO-A-?, perforated 12 , sheets, red/white, 4****


Ivory Coast: Airmail labels 4

Here is an extremely rare airmail label from Ivory Coast. First label issued from this country.


Year: 1925, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IVC-A-1a, perforated 11¼, 13 labels in a sheet of 15(3x5), printed on reverse of old official forms, black/salmon, 6******

Monday, December 14, 2015

Upper Volta: Airmail labels 2

Another very rare airmail label from Upper Volta!!!

Year: 1931, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - UVL-A-3, imperforated, sheets of 4(2x2)
se-tenant with 14 labels UVL-A-2, black/light yellow, 5*****

Guadeloupe: Airmail labels

Here is a very rare airmail label from Guadeloupe!!!

Year: approx.1935, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GLP-A-1, imperforated, sheets, dark blue or blue/light blue-grey, 5*****




Australia: Airmail labels 3


Year: 1986, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUS-C-13, imperforated, issued at the 60th anniversary of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith's 1928 Trans-Tasman flight, blue/light brown(looks more like cream), 3***









Year: 1994, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUS-C-16, rouletted, sheets of 16(2x8), mat gum, size: 43x23.5mm, dark blue/white, 3***









Year: 5.1994, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - AUS-C-17, rouletted, sheets of 16(2x8), mat gum, intended for use on parcels, size: 86x44.5mm, AUS-C-16 and AUS-C-17 produced and designed by E.J.Frazer, Elwood. He obtained permission from the Department of The Prime Minister and Cabinet to use Australia's official Bicentennial (1788-1988) Symbol as an airmail label design for privately produced labels in non-commercial manner, dark blue/white, 3***

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Brazil: Condor airmail labels 3

Another rare airmail label issued by Condor, Brazil.

Year: 1935, GummedGünter Mair's catalogue no: - BRA-B-7b, perforated 11 ½ , sheets of 55(4x14), issued for customers in Argentina, dark violet-blue/white, 5*****

Monday, October 26, 2015

Soviet Union: Full sheet of airmail labels 3

Here is another complete sheet of airmail labels from Soviet Union!

Year: approx.1965, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-64a, perforated 10, sheets 144(9x16), lettering hand made (great varieties), blue or greenish-blue/white, 1*

Soviet Union: Airmail labels 4

Few more of airmail labels from Soviet Union.


Year: approx.1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-62, perforated 10, sheets, lettering hand made (varieties), blue or grey-blue/white, 1*







Year: approx.1960, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-63a, perforated 9, sheets, lettering hand made (minor varieties), blue or grey-blue or light grey-blue or light greenish grey-blue/white, 1*







Year: approx.1965, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-64a, perforated 10, sheets of 144(9x16), lettering hand made (great varieties), blue or greenish-blue/white, 1*












Year: approx.1965, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-64b, perforated 9, sheets, lettering hand made (great varieties), grey-blue or dark grey-blue/white, 1*








Year: approx.1982, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-65, perforated 10, sheets of 80(5x16), dar blue or greenish blue or light blue or light violet-blue/white, 1*







Year: approx.1972, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-68, imperforated, sheets, issued at Kaunas (Lithuania, not Latvia as in catalog), light-blue/white, 2**


Year: before 1991, Self-adhesive. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-?, imperforated, blue/white, 1*

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Antigua: Airmail labels

Here is another airmail label from Antigua. Not listed in catalog yet!

Year: ?, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - ANT-A-2?, imperforated , black/light greenish-blue, 5*****

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

One more label from Turkey.


Year: before 1953, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - TUR-C-1, perforated 11 ½ , sheets, red/white, 3***

Soviet Union: Airmail labels 3


Here is a couple of old Soviet Union labels not listed in catalog! All the other labels says "ABИA" (avia), these 2 reads "ABИO" (avio).

Year: ?, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-?, perforated 8, sheets,
ref.: "Ф. 6", black/cream, 5*****










Year: ?, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - SOV-A-?, perforated 8, sheets, black border,
ref.: "Ф. 6", black/cream, 5*****


Iraq: Airmail labels 4

Here is a very rare first airmail label issued from Iraq! Also it's misprinted what makes it more rare!
The error is in "BY AIR MAIL", there's underscore below letter "Y".


Year: 1922, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IRQ-A-1b, perforated 12 , sheets of 24(4x6), black/grey-green, 6******


Saturday, October 17, 2015

France: Parachute airmail label

Nice and rare airmail labels from France, used on parachute mails!!!

Year: 8.6.1947, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - FRA-C-29, perforated 11 , sheets of 4+4 stamps+8 information labels, red/light grey-green, 5***** 


Friday, October 16, 2015

Gabon: Transgabon airmail labels full sheets 2

Here are 3 more very rare sheets of Gabonese labels, issued by Transgabon! These are imperforated varieties not mentioned in catalog. Also Yellow color not in catalog yet.

Year: 1959, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GAB-B-1a, imperforated , sheets of 4(2x2), black/grey-green, 5***** 

















Year: 9.1962, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GAB-B-1b, imperforated , sheets of 4(2x2), black/salmon, 5***** 















Year: ?, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - GAB-B-1c?, imperforated , sheets of 4(2x2), black/light-yellow, 5***** 

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Japan, Ryukyu Islands: airmail labels

Nice and interesting airmail labels from Ryukyu islands, Japan!


Year: ?, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - JPN-C-?, imperforated, sheets, black/white, other colors exist,

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Japan: Antarctica airmail labels

Here is an interesting airmail label from Japan. Intended for aimail from Syowa station, Antarctica

Günter Mair's catalogue no: - JPN-C-?, imperforated, sheets, intended for airmail from Syowa Station, Antarctica, red/brown/white, 


Monday, September 21, 2015

Iran: Airmail labels 4

Here is a block of 4 airmail labels from partial sheet.

Year: 1937, Gummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - IRN-A-5a, perforated 11 , sheets of 20(2x10)
dark blue or dark blue-grey or drak grey-blue or blue/white, 3***

Sunday, September 20, 2015

China, Republic: Airmail labels 2

More Chinese labels.

Year: 1938, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-5a, rouletted, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , black/blue, 3***








Year: 1939, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-6, rouletted, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28.5mm , issued at Pecking,  black/blue-grey or light blue-grey, 3***








Year: 1941, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-8, imperforated, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , issued at Chengdu, black/light grey-blue, 4****








Year: ?, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-?, rouletted, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , black/light greenish-blue, 3***

Manchukuo: Airmail labels 2

Another label from Manchukuo. Color variety not in catalog.

Year: 1933, Ungummed. Günter Mair's catalogue no: - MCH-A-1b?, perforated 10 ½ , sheets,
"PAR AVION: 27mm", black/light blue-grey, 5*****


China, Republic: Airmail labels

Another set of Chinese labels.


Year: 1930, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-1b, rouletted (wide steps), sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , black/light blue-grey, 4****








Year: 1930, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-1c, rouletted, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , black/grey or violet-grey, 4****








Year: 1931, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-1d, rouletted, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , black/grey-blue, 4****








Year: approx.1932, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-1e, rouletted, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , black/grey-green, 4****








Year: ?, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-?, rouletted, sheets of 40(4x10), "PAR AVION": 28mm , black/grey-brown, 4****













Year: 1936, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - CHN-A-3, rouletted, sheets , issued at Peking black/grey-blue, 4****

Trinidad and Tobago: Airmail labels 3

Here is another rare and nice airmail label from Trinidad and Tobago.

Year: 1930, Ungummed, Günter Mair's catalogue no: - TAT-A-3, imperforated, watermark: |||||| , size and lettering modified, intended for 1.airmail Trinidad - Tobago, 8.5.1930, also distributed by NYRBA, carmine/white, 5*****

 

Sunday, September 6, 2015

China, People's Republic: airmail labels 3

More Chinese labels.

Year: 1958, Ungummed. Gunter Mair's catalogue no: CPR-A-1, rouletted, sheets, "PAR AVION" :18mm, black/grey-blue or light blue-grey (not listed), 3***
light blue-grey
grey-blue










Year: 1959, Ungummed. Gunter Mair's catalogue no: CPR-A-2, rouletted, sheets, "PAR AVION" :19mm, similar to CNH-A-3, but lettering slightly modified, black/grey-blue or violet-grey-blue, 3***









Year: approx.1959, Ungummed. Gunter Mair's catalogue no: CPR-A-3, rouletted, sheets, "PAR AVION" :19.5mm, black/grey-blue or dark grey-blue, 3***









Not identified

China, People's Republic: airmail labels 2

Some airmail labels from China People's Republic.

Year: 1962, Ungummed. Gunter Mair's catalogue no: CPR-A-10a, perforated 12½ , sheets, "PAR AVION" : 24.5mm, blue/white, 2**







Year: approx.1970, Ungummed. Gunter Mair's catalogue no: CPR-A-10c , roulleted (looking like perforated 6), sheets, "PAR AVION" : 24.5mm, dark violet-blue/white, 3***










Year: ?, Ungummed. Gunter Mair's catalogue no: CPR-A-?, roulletde H , sheets, "PAR AVION" : 24.5mm, dark blue/white, 2**







Year: ?, Ungummed. Gunter Mair's catalogue no: CPR-A-?, imperforated , sheets, "PAR AVION" : 25.5mm, blue/white, 2**