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***