Airmails

New Zealand: A Sad Story Behind a Cover

By |July 4th, 2014|

Published by kind permission of the author.

Before telling the story behind the fascinating cover illustrated, a description is necessary...

Stamps of Australia: Airmail (1929)

By |April 26th, 2014|

The design shows a De haviland biplane over a flock of merino sheep […]

Imperial Airways Map (1935)

By |January 26th, 2014|

April 1935 map showing Imperial Airways' routes to Australia and South Africa

Ballon Monté

By |January 12th, 2014|

A French expression meaning “balloon with pilot”. It can be found on mail […]

Stamps of Russia: Air Mail Congress (1927)

By |November 29th, 2013|

Stamps of the Netherlands: Special Flights Issue (1966)

By |September 11th, 2013|

Stamps of Norway: First North Sea flight Issue (1944)

By |July 21st, 2013|

Stamps of Paraguay: Zeppelin Issue (1933)

By |July 14th, 2013|

There is a certain romance about zeppelins and their stamps are eagerly sought by collectors. This issue from Paraguay consisted of five stamps released on May 6 1933.

Stamps of Austria: Vienna Airmail Exhibition Issue (1968)

By |July 11th, 2013|

Stamps of Austria: Airmail Exhibition Issue (1968)

Pan Am Airlines: As Luck Would Have It

By |May 25th, 2013|

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Chile: The Airmails (1927-1937)

By |May 16th, 2013|

This article tracks the first ten years of Chile airmail, from the inaugural pioneer official airmail services between Santiago and Valparaiso in 1927 to the subsequent links to the United States and Europe.

“All-Up” Mails

By |April 2nd, 2013|

Periodically, reference is made in ”The Aero Field” to “All–Up” mails and the term appears to have puzzled some new collectors for the publishers have had several requests for an explanation. As the few that have written are probably only a small proportion of those who have been mystified the following notes may be of use to many readers.