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American Air Mail Society
Founded1923
FocusAerophilately
Location
Area served
Worldwide
Methodaerophilatelic publications and services
Members
1,500
Revenue
Membership fees
WebsiteAmerican Air Mail Society

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

History

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, as well as the American Air Mail Catalogue.[1]

See also

References

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