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AAMS Membership & Benefits

            AAMS membership is open to all who have an interest in or passion for airmail or aerophilately.

Annual Membership Fees

United States                          $30.00

Canada                                   $40.00

Mexico                                    $50.00

Other Nations                         $60.00


Membership includes a subscription to the Airpost Journal, the mailing costs of which are the primary driver of the membership fees.

            In addition to the Airpost Journal, other membership benefits include . . .

  • Discount of 20% on all other AAMS publications (books catalogues, monographs)
  • Annual Convention in conjunction with a major national philatelic exhibition in the United States. Exhibits, meetings, programs, awards, fellowship and sharing.
  • AAMS Auctions, three to five each year, held at various locations in the U.S. Auction listings appear on the AAMS website or can be ordered as hard-copy for a nominal fee to cover costs. Members (only) may bid in person, by mail, or by email.
  • Advance Bulletin Service provides notice of future first flights so collectors may arrange for covers to be flown.
  • Major Awards for service to aerophilately, service to the Society, research, and the Aerophilatelic Hall of Fame for lifetime achievement.
  • Literature Awards annually for the best article in the Airpost Journal and the most significant aerophilatelic book or catalog.
  • Exhibit Awards for outstanding aerophilatelic exhibits at national stamp shows.
  • AAMS Chapters (local or regional clubs/societies) affiliated with AAMS in many locations across the country.
  • AAMS Study Units focused on specialized subjects, e.g., Pan American, Lindbergh, Balloon Mail.


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