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American Air Mail Society

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American Air Mail Society

American Air Mail Society
Founded 1923
Focus Aerophilately
Area served Worldwide
Method aerophilatelic publications and services
Members 1,500
Revenue membership fees
Mission appreciation of the collecting of air mail stamps
Website American Air Mail Society

The American Air Mail Society (AAMS) is a U.S. nonprofit organization devoted to the collecting and study of airmails and aerophilately.


The society was founded in 1923 and is the second-oldest aerophilatelic society in the world.[1] The Aerophilatelic Federation of the Americas merged with the society in 1995. The society currently has an international membership of 1,500 members.

Services provided

The society provides a number of services, including: auctions, merchandise sales, sales of covers and stamps, a translation service, slide presentations, advance bulletin service, awards, and chapters and study units. The society has also printed several books and it publishes the monthly magazine The Airpost Journal and the Jack Knight Air Log, as well as the American Air Mail Catalogue.[1]

See also


  1. ^ a b "About the AAMS". 2011. Archived from the original on 13 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-23. 

External links

  • Official website

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