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[[image - three black and white covers of Airpost Journal]]

Being a mutually cooperative group, organized solely to assist airpost collectors and further interest in this branch of philately throughout the world, the American Air Mail Society and all of its branches and publications are not operated for profit. All of the officers, managers and writers serve without compensation. It is interesting to note that every living ex-president of the society still serves the society as a member of a special advisory board which is a part of the regular official staff. It is also interesting to note that the men who first edited the Airpost Journal are still writing for it; new authors and associate editors have been added through the years, but the "old guard" still is on the job.  The American Air Mail Society is a sound, progressive organization rather than one in which "glory" or titles are sought by officers.

The benefits of membership to the airpost collector are many. The publication and various services rendered are unparalleled and are practicably indispensible to the collector who wishes to keep abreast of his hobby. The major publication of the American Air Mail Society is the AIRPOST JOURNAL, a generously illustrated monthly magazine which has been regularly published without a single interruption since 1931.  Even during the war years when manpower and paper were scarce, each issue appeared on time and 
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