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new The 2019 subscriptions are now due. Payment details, including by Paypal, are available here.


The British Air Mail Society (BAMS) formerly the British Aerophilatelic Federation (BAeF) was founded in 1985 and incorporates the Aero Philatelic Club, London (1923) and the British Air Mail Society (1958).

The BAMS caters for anybody who has an interest in airmails of whatever period on a worldwide basis.

All aero subjects are catered for including Air Mail History, Air Letters, Internal and External flights, Individual Airlines, Air Mail stamps, First Flights, Crash Mail, Balloons, Zeppelins, and much much more.

As well as Society Meetings in London, we have meetings of 6 Regional Groups. Details are available here.

Air Mail News

BAMS publishes the Journal Air Mail News 4 times a year and it is available free to members.

The Membership fee is 15 for all members both in U.K and Overseas. Providing that they have issued the membership secretary with an e-mail address, all members receive an e-mail anually providing them with a username and password to enable them to download Air Mail News from a passwod protected folder that is accessible via the 'Air Mail News Journal' page. Members wishing to receive the Air Mail News in booklet form have to pay a supplement of an additional 25 to cover its production and postage.

new The Stuart Rossiter Trust lecture on the topic 'Should aerophilately be a subset of postal history?' is on Friday 9th November 2018. Details are available here.

new The English language application forms for AeroBerlin 2019 are available here.


The Auction catalogues are available to all via the Auction page. Lots for future auctions are required ASAP.


The British Air Mail Society is affiliated to:

new A page showing studies by Society members is under construction. There are currently four studies, two by Peter Wingent, one by Richard Beith and one by Alan Fisher. Members are encouraged to send further articles.

Books may be purchased from member Richard Beith. Details are available here

Comments and suggestions for improvement are very welcome. I can be contacted at nzsgb1 AT (Replace AT with the usual @.)

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