American Air Mail Society Founded 1923


Welcome to the American Air Mail Society News page.  Here we will provide up to date listings for:

  1. Regular Auction notices will be posted here when we start a new auction. The actual auction listing will be posted on the Auctions page on the start date.  We have about four to eight auctions each year.  We also post price results of the auctions.
  2. Each month we post that month’s issue of the Airpost Journal. (APJ), for members. We also send monthly email to all members with a link to download that month’s PDF issue of the APJ.
  3. The NEWS and the Conventions pages will have information for the AAMS Conventions that will be held once a year at regular APS credited stamp shows.
  4. Our News Page also has a reminder that we have airmail related books and other literature on sale. The APS maintains a bookstore that includes our books, CDs and catalogs. Our list of publications is found by clicking from the Home page: Resources and then Publications.
  5. AAMS Official Announcements will be placed in these pages. Scroll down a few pages to view.

Auction 312 News


  Auction 312 Starts September 22 and ends November 23, 2019


Auction 312 Advertisement
This Auction will appear in the Auctions page on September 22, 2019 at 1 AM US EST

Lee Downer

Lee Downer Passed Away in late July 2019. He had been president of the AAMS for a little more than a year and regular contributor to the Airpost Journal.


Classified Want Ads

Want Ads

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To submit a new ad or comment on the ad, send a message to the

Want ads will be kept for abouit six months unless we hear from the subscriber for further instructions.

AAMC 5th Edition Available to Members

AAMS Catalog 5th Edition

A friend of the American Air Mail Society scanned all six volumes of the AAMC 5th Edition.  This edition has been sold out for about 15 years.  New volumes are in progress and some new Volume 6 and 7 are now available from the website Resources/Publications page.

However as members of the AAMS you are invited to download this very useful collection of six volumes for your own presonal use. Note that Volume 5 had a cumulative index for all 5 volumes.

On this website click on Resources/Publications/AAMS Catalog 5th Edition

AAMS Auction 311



  Auction 311 Starts July 21 and ends September 21, 2019


Auction 311 Advertisement
This Auction will appear in the Auctions page on July 21, 2019 at 1 AM US EST


Auction 311 Advertisement



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