AIR MAIL RATES

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AIR MAIL RATES

Postby belcherstephen » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:16 pm

Over the years I have purchased many cover from Central and South America via Jamaica to United States and Europe
these covers have many postage rates
Is their a book or web site where you can check a country in regard to postage rates during the WW2

with regards steve
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Re: AIR MAIL RATES

Postby LuzA » Sat Aug 31, 2019 4:32 pm

belcherstephen wrote:Over the years I have purchased many cover from Central and South America via Jamaica to United States and Europe
these covers have many postage rates
Is their a book or web site where you can check a country in regard to postage rates during the WW2

with regards steve


Good afternoon,

Yes, there are several books wih informations about Central and South America airmail routes + rates + airmail surcharges during the WWII. They covering what the title explains, in spite of they have not systematic rates primary sources. Anyway they have a large quantity of such data, organized by counry, at least seen on covers and cards.
The Proud and Boyle Jr. books covers a large quantity of WW countries plus their rates.

Here you have 4 of them (expensive books).

BOYLE Jr., Thomas H. (1998). Airmail Operations During World War II [...]. 928 pages. Big size. English.

KURCHAN, Mario D. (2001). The Secrets of Air Mail Routes and Rates of South America. 1928-1941. [...]. 192 pages. Bilingual - English-Spanish.

KURCHAN, Mario D. (1999). Air Mail Routes and Rates in South America. 1928-1940 [...]. 144 pages. Bilingual - English-Spanish.

PROUD, Edward B. (2008). Intercontinental Airmails Volume One Transatlantic and Pacific [...]. 632 pages. English.

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