Airmails

Stamps of New Zealand: Kingsford Smith Airmail Anniversary (1964)

By |November 27th, 2014|

This 6d blue airmail stamp commemorated the 30th Anniversary of the First Crossing […]

Stamps of Greece: Airmail Issue (1926)

By |October 6th, 2014|

The first Greek airmail stamps were produced in October 1926 to repay postage […]

Stamps of Portugal: 1939 Azores Aircraft (2014)

By |September 27th, 2014|

In May 1939, the Azores strengthened the importance of its ocean geographic position […]

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)