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Germany


Germany's first airmail label.

Size: 21mm x 43mm, perforated and gummed.  
Günter Mair catalogue: GER-A-1b (1922)




Issued in Munich for Bavaria state.  

Size: 21mm x 43mm, perforated and gummed.  
Günter Mair catalogue: GER-A-18 (1934)





Printed in two colours.

Size: 20mm x 40mm, self-adhesive and die cut.
Günter Mair catalogue: GER-A-? unlisted.






Great Britain



 Early design that had been used through out 
the British Commonwealth countries.

Size: 19mm x 45mm, rouletted, ungummed.
Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-B-1 (1931-1934)



  This standard design had been shared by all the
British Commonwealth colonies. The stylised

airmail wings was designed by Theyre Lee-Elliot

Size: 17mm x 40mm, perforated, gummed.
 Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-A-18b (1947-1962)


 
Printed in two languages: English and French.

Size: 17mm x 40mm, perforated, gummed  
Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-A-27a (1974) 



 Similar to the previous design but rouletted.

Size: 17mm x 40mm, ungummed, sheet of 36.
Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-A-28a (1976)



These 6 pcs label were issued together with the 
QEII Machin booklet in 2002.


Size:  15mm x 32mm, gummed.
Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-A-? (2002)





This label added with 'Royal Mail'

Size:  15mm x 40mm, self-adhesive label.
Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-A-?




Identical to the above design, but with rounded san-seriff typface.

Size: 15mm x 40mm, self adhesive label in sheet.
Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-A-? Unlisted.



Printed in Welsh, for used in Wales.

Size: 15mm x 40mm, self adhesive label in sheet.
Günter Mair Catalogue: GBR-A-? unlisted  





Greece



Label depicting an aircraft take-off.

Size: 1mm x 37mm, rouletted, gummed.
Günter Mair Catalogue: GRC-A-13 (1987)





Hong Kong 香港 (3)



  This old label is adopting the standard British design with
additional Chinese characters on both sides of the wing.


Size: 17mm x 40mm, rouletted, ungummed.
Gunter Mair Catalogue: HKG-A-8 (1970)







Size: 17mm x 40mm, rouletted, ungummed.
Gunter Mair Catalogue: HKG-A-10 (1986)







Printed on matte surface, self-adhesive.
 
  Size: 17mm x 40mm, die-cut/impeforated.
Gunter Mair Catalogue: HKG-A-10b (2001)


  
 
This label is printed on glossy finished 
surface with smaller "Par Avion"

 Size: 17mm x 40mm, self-adhesive, straight die-cut.
Gunter Mair Catalogue : HKG-A-10c



Similar to the previous design but printed on glossy
surface with "PAR AVION" in larger typeface. 



Size: 17mm x 40mm, self-adhesive, straight die-cut. 
Gunter Mair Catalogue: HKG-A-?




 Printed on matte surface with purplish-blue.
 Size: 17mm x 40mm, self-adhesive, straight die-cut. 
Gunter Mair Catalogue: HKG-A-?









Iceland (3)


 

  Old label with aeroplane pictogram.

Size: 17mm x 40mm, rouletted, gummed.
Mair catalogue: ICL-A-6 (1976)



Priority/Air Mail label with ref: EBL652

Size: 17mm x 40mm, Self-adhesive
Mair catalogue: ICL-A-? (unlisted)



 This label printed with Pósturinn (Iceland Post) 
logo and ref no: IP638.  

Size: 24mm x 40mm, self-adhesive
Mair catalogue: ICL-A-? (uncatalogue)





India भारत गणराज्य




Early label that had been used throughout
 India, Malaya and the Straits Settlements.

Size: 18mm x 40mm, perforated, ungummed
Mair catalogue: IND-A-6 (1930)


This design has been used for over 50 year.
Printed in different shade of blues and perforations.

Size: 19mm x 40mm, perforated, ungummed.
Mair catalogue: IND-A-9a (1952)


Has India gone back to the old design?  Recently I received 
this postcard attached with Airmail label with gloss
 surface finished, and the design is similar to the India's
 first Airmail label used in 1930s.




Indonesia




Pre-independence label, probably issued under the Dutch 
occupation.  Printed in Dutch, Indonesian and French.
Reference: A V II

Size: 15mm x 45mm, perforated, gummed.
Günter Mair catalogue: IDO-A-? (1940s)


 
Printed in Indonesian and French.


Size: 18mm x 30mm, rouletted, ungummed.
Günter Mair catalogue: IDO-A-2 (1955)


"POSUDARA" in one word with serif letterings.
 Size: 18mm x 30mm, rouletted, ungummed.
Günter Mair catalogue: IDO-A-3a (1958)



This label already has been used for nearly 40 years.
Slogan: CEPAT-TEPAT-AMAN (Fast-Precise-Safe)
"POS UDARA": 16.5mm, Bright dark blue/orangy red

Size: 19mm x 32mm, rouletted, ungummed
Günter Mair Catalogue: IDO-A-5a (1978)


""POS UDARA": 16.5mm, Light blue/orangy red.
Sheets of 100 (10x10)

Size: 19mm x 32mm, rouletted, gummed
Mair catalogue: IDO-A-5b (1981) 



Same as the previous design, but the red arrow over the base.
This is from the top  two rows of the sheet.

Size: 19mm x 32mm, rouletted, gummed
Mair catalogue: IDO-A-5b2 (1990)



Caused by mis-registration, rolls, thinner paper.
Size: 19mm x 32mm, rouletted, ungummed   
 Mair catalogue: IDO-A-5b3 (2000)