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(Airship) Printed souvenir cover addressed to Hyde Park, Mass, inscr "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 AB Frieiederichstafen", and fr 100pf, canc Friederichstafen, violet oval "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 Befordert" cachet, Bk on green etiq, no b/s.  Flown on delivery flight of ZR 3 to the United States,

Airship, 1924, Sep 9
Printed souvenir cover addressed to Hyde Park, Mass, inscr "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 AB Frieiederichstafen", and fr 100pf, canc Friederichstafen, violet oval "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 Befordert" cachet, Bk on green etiq, no b/s. Flown on delivery flight of ZR 3 to the United States,

Perceived Value

(Airship) ZR3 delivery flight, Germany to US, franked, 50pf, canc Friedrichshafen dr. cds, oval flight ZR3 confirmation cachet, black/green "Mit Luftpost" vignette, souvenir cover "Mit Luftschiff ZR III ab Friedrichshafen".

Airship, 1924, Sep 9
ZR3 delivery flight, Germany to US, franked, 50pf, canc Friedrichshafen dr. cds, oval flight ZR3 confirmation cachet, black/green "Mit Luftpost" vignette, souvenir cover "Mit Luftschiff ZR III ab Friedrichshafen".

Perceived Value

(Airship) First flight ZR3 (LZ126) Germany to America, franked 100 pfg canc Friedrichshafen cds, New York b/s 15/10, printed souvenir PC, red "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 ab Friedrichshafen" and violet oval "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 Befordert" handstamps, blue/dark blue vignette depicting ZR3 flying over the Statue of Liberty, unusual green/black 'Mit Luftpost' etiquette.

Airship, 1924, Sep 15
First flight ZR3 (LZ126) Germany to America, franked 100 pfg canc Friedrichshafen cds, New York b/s 15/10, printed souvenir PC, red "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 ab Friedrichshafen" and violet oval "Mit Luftschiff ZR 3 Befordert" handstamps, blue/dark blue vignette depicting ZR3 flying over the Statue of Liberty, unusual green/black 'Mit Luftpost' etiquette.

Perceived Value

Airship, 1924, Oct 10
ZR3 delivery flight, Germany to US, bs 15/10, franked 1924 airs 10, 20x2, 50pf, canc Friedrichshafen dr. cds, oval flight ZR3 confirmation cachet, black/green "Mit Luftpost" vignette, uncommon attractive souvenir cover "Mit Luftschiff ZR III ab Friedrichshafen" in red."From Editor, The Airpost Stamp, George H Jaeger, Libau, Latvia" with inset picture of Zeppelin flying past Statue of Liberty. A neat hand drawn map of the route accompanies this item.

Perceived Value

(Airship) ZR3 delivery flight, Germany to US, bs 15/10, B&W PPC showing Friedburg, franked  50pf, canc Friedrichshafen dr. cds, violet oval flight ZR3 confirmation cachet, black/green "Mit Luftpost" vignette,

Airship, 1924, Oct 10
ZR3 delivery flight, Germany to US, bs 15/10, B&W PPC showing Friedburg, franked 50pf, canc Friedrichshafen dr. cds, violet oval flight ZR3 confirmation cachet, black/green "Mit Luftpost" vignette,

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(Airship) First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles, Lakehurst to Bermuda, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Feb 20 New York" cachet," typed endorsement "Air Mail by Airship Los Angeles from Lakehurst NJ" hs,  b/s St George's 21/2, Roessler " Wrestler" cover,

Airship, 1925, Feb 20
First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles, Lakehurst to Bermuda, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Feb 20 New York" cachet," typed endorsement "Air Mail by Airship Los Angeles from Lakehurst NJ" hs, b/s St George's 21/2, Roessler " Wrestler" cover,

Perceived Value

(Airship) First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles, Lakehurst to Bermuda, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Feb 20 New York" cachet," typed endorsement "Air Mail by Airship Los Angeles from Lakehurst NJ" hs,  b/s St George's 21/2, Roessler " Wrestler" cover,

Airship, 1925, Feb 21
First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles, Lakehurst to Bermuda, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Feb 20 New York" cachet," typed endorsement "Air Mail by Airship Los Angeles from Lakehurst NJ" hs, b/s St George's 21/2, Roessler " Wrestler" cover,

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(Airship) Airship USS "Los Angeles", Lakehurst to Hamilton (Bermuda),bs 22/4, franked 2c rate, canc red "New York  Airmail Service" cds, souvenir cover.

Airship, 1925, Apr 15
Airship USS "Los Angeles", Lakehurst to Hamilton (Bermuda),bs 22/4, franked 2c rate, canc red "New York Airmail Service" cds, souvenir cover.

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(Airship) Airship USS "Los Angeles", Lakehurst to Hamilton (Bermuda),bs 22/4, franked 2c rate, canc red "New York  Airmail Service" cds, plain cover.

Airship, 1925, Apr 15
Airship USS "Los Angeles", Lakehurst to Hamilton (Bermuda),bs 22/4, franked 2c rate, canc red "New York Airmail Service" cds, plain cover.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Cover flown Hamilton to New York, on the Return of  the Second Bermuda flight of Airship USS "Los Angeles",  Aug 24 arrival ds, typed endorsement "By Air Mail/by Airship 'Los Angeles'/from Bermuda to Lakehurst, NJ".

Airship, 1925, Apr 23
Cover flown Hamilton to New York, on the Return of the Second Bermuda flight of Airship USS "Los Angeles", Aug 24 arrival ds, typed endorsement "By Air Mail/by Airship 'Los Angeles'/from Bermuda to Lakehurst, NJ".

Perceived Value

(Airship) Cover flown Hamilton to New York, on the Return of  the Second Bermuda flight of Airship USS "Los Angeles",  Aug 24 arrival ds, typed endorsement "By Air Mail/by Airship 'Los Angeles'/from Bermuda to Lakehurst, NJ".

Airship, 1925, Apr 23
Cover flown Hamilton to New York, on the Return of the Second Bermuda flight of Airship USS "Los Angeles", Aug 24 arrival ds, typed endorsement "By Air Mail/by Airship 'Los Angeles'/from Bermuda to Lakehurst, NJ".

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(Airship) First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles Lakehurst to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, bs 5/5, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Apr 27 New York cancellation tying US 2c , printed 'Via Air Mail/By Airship/Los Angeles/from Lakehurst NJ/to Porto Rico, Roessler  cover,

Airship, 1925, Apr 27
First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles Lakehurst to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, bs 5/5, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Apr 27 New York cancellation tying US 2c , printed 'Via Air Mail/By Airship/Los Angeles/from Lakehurst NJ/to Porto Rico, Roessler cover,

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(Airship) First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles Lakehurst to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, bs 5/5, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Apr 27 New York cancellation tying US 2c , printed 'Via Air Mail/By Airship/Los Angeles/from Lakehurst NJ/to Puerto Rico.

Airship, 1925, Apr 27
First mail flight Airship USS "Los Angeles Lakehurst to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, bs 5/5, magenta air mail "Air Mail Service Apr 27 New York cancellation tying US 2c , printed 'Via Air Mail/By Airship/Los Angeles/from Lakehurst NJ/to Puerto Rico.

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(Airship) Return flight  if USS Airship Los Angeles from Mayaguez (Puerto Rico) to New York, ms 'Via Airship Los Angeles', plain cover franked 2c canc violet 'Air Mail Service/May 6  1925/Maguez P.R.', bs City Hall Sta NY/May 11/1925.

Airship, 1925, May 8
Return flight if USS Airship Los Angeles from Mayaguez (Puerto Rico) to New York, ms 'Via Airship Los Angeles', plain cover franked 2c canc violet 'Air Mail Service/May 6 1925/Maguez P.R.', bs City Hall Sta NY/May 11/1925.

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(Airship) Airship USS "Shenandoah", Governors Conference Flight from Lakehurst to Bar Harbor, plain cover franked 2c canc black circ cachet "Air mail Service via USS Shenandoah" and postmarked "USS Patoka Jul 4 Governors Conference".

Airship, 1925, Jul 4
Airship USS "Shenandoah", Governors Conference Flight from Lakehurst to Bar Harbor, plain cover franked 2c canc black circ cachet "Air mail Service via USS Shenandoah" and postmarked "USS Patoka Jul 4 Governors Conference".

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(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen to  Lakehurst, New York arrival ds on front, B&W PPC of Passau franked Zeppelin 2RM canc Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds, blue oval confirmation stamp. Accompaied by 2002 Leder expertisation certificate.

Airship, 1928, Oct 10
Graf Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, New York arrival ds on front, B&W PPC of Passau franked Zeppelin 2RM canc Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds, blue oval confirmation stamp. Accompaied by 2002 Leder expertisation certificate.

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(Airship) First Trans-Atlantic crossing of the Graf Zeppelin to Lakehurst, New York 16/10 arrival ds on front, oval blue flight cachet, printed "Mit Luftschiff LZ 127/ab Friedrichshafen" souvenir B&W photocard showing LZ 1277 moored beside its hangar,  franked 2Rm Zeppelin stamp (Stanley Gibbons # 444, cat £47 used), tied Friedrichshafen. cds. The card is signed by Lady Drummond Hay, the only woman on this first transatlantic flight of the Graf Zeppelin. In 1929 she then flew on the Graf Zeppelin's ?Orient Flight? to Palestine and also on its historic Round-the-World flight,

Airship, 1928, Oct 11
First Trans-Atlantic crossing of the Graf Zeppelin to Lakehurst, New York 16/10 arrival ds on front, oval blue flight cachet, printed "Mit Luftschiff LZ 127/ab Friedrichshafen" souvenir B&W photocard showing LZ 1277 moored beside its hangar, franked 2Rm Zeppelin stamp (Stanley Gibbons # 444, cat £47 used), tied Friedrichshafen. cds. The card is signed by Lady Drummond Hay, the only woman on this first transatlantic flight of the Graf Zeppelin. In 1929 she then flew on the Graf Zeppelin's ?Orient Flight? to Palestine and also on its historic Round-the-World flight,

Perceived Value

(Airship) First Trans-Atlantic crossing to Lakehurst, bs New York 16/10, and on to Qebec bs 17/10, oval blue flight cachet, plain cover franked 4Rm Zeppelin stamp tied Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds.

Airship, 1928, Oct 11
First Trans-Atlantic crossing to Lakehurst, bs New York 16/10, and on to Qebec bs 17/10, oval blue flight cachet, plain cover franked 4Rm Zeppelin stamp tied Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds.

Perceived Value

(Airship) First Trans-Atlantic crossing to Lakehurst, bs New York 16/10, oval blue flight cachet, plain cover franked 4Rm Zeppelin stamp tied Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds.

Airship, 1928, Oct 11
First Trans-Atlantic crossing to Lakehurst, bs New York 16/10, oval blue flight cachet, plain cover franked 4Rm Zeppelin stamp tied Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds.

Perceived Value

(Airship) First Trans-Atlantic crossing of the Graf Zeppelin to Lakehurst, New York 16/10 arrival ds on front, oval blue flight cachet, printed "Mit Luftschiff LZ 27/ab Friedrichshafen" souvenir card franked 2Rm Zeppelin stamp (Stanley Gibbons number 444 - adhesive alone catalogues £47), tied Fried. cds. Si 21A

Airship, 1928, Oct 11
First Trans-Atlantic crossing of the Graf Zeppelin to Lakehurst, New York 16/10 arrival ds on front, oval blue flight cachet, printed "Mit Luftschiff LZ 27/ab Friedrichshafen" souvenir card franked 2Rm Zeppelin stamp (Stanley Gibbons number 444 - adhesive alone catalogues £47), tied Fried. cds. Si 21A

Perceived Value

(Airship) First Trans-Atlantic crossing of the Graf Zeppelin to Lakehurst, New York bs 16/10, oval blue flight cachet, commercial corner cover franked 2Rm x2 Zeppelin control pair stamps (Stanley Gibbons number 444 - adhesives alone catalogues £94), tied Fried. cds. Si 21A. A neat hand drawn map of the route accompanies this item.

Airship, 1928, Oct 11
First Trans-Atlantic crossing of the Graf Zeppelin to Lakehurst, New York bs 16/10, oval blue flight cachet, commercial corner cover franked 2Rm x2 Zeppelin control pair stamps (Stanley Gibbons number 444 - adhesives alone catalogues £94), tied Fried. cds. Si 21A. A neat hand drawn map of the route accompanies this item.

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Airship, 1928, Oct 11
First Trans-Atlantic crossing to Lakehurst, arrival ds New York 16/10 on front, oval blue light cachet, card franking inc. 2Rm Zeppelin stamp tied Fried. cds. Si 21A

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(Airship) Return flight "Graf Zeppelin" USA to Germany, b/s Friedrichshafen 1/11, US 2c PSC with additional $1 and 3c (one blunt corner perf), magenta  US flight confirmation cachet. A neat hand drawn map of the route accompanies this item.

Airship, 1928, Oct 28
Return flight "Graf Zeppelin" USA to Germany, b/s Friedrichshafen 1/11, US 2c PSC with additional $1 and 3c (one blunt corner perf), magenta US flight confirmation cachet. A neat hand drawn map of the route accompanies this item.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Return flight "Graf Zeppelin" USA to Germany, colour PPC franked 53c, violet Zeppelin confirmation cachet, b/s Fr'schafen, remnant 2cmx2cm label verso, see scan.

Airship, 1928, Oct 28
Return flight "Graf Zeppelin" USA to Germany, colour PPC franked 53c, violet Zeppelin confirmation cachet, b/s Fr'schafen, remnant 2cmx2cm label verso, see scan.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Athens drop 1929 Orient flight, Germany 2M (C33) tied by Friedrichshafen 3/24/29, bs Athens/30 MAP 29 cds, fine strike red  flight cachet.

Airship, 1929, Mar 25
Graf Zeppelin, Athens drop 1929 Orient flight, Germany 2M (C33) tied by Friedrichshafen 3/24/29, bs Athens/30 MAP 29 cds, fine strike red flight cachet.

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(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Mediterranian flight, Germany to Spain, unofficial drop at Seville, bs 24/4 and on to Madrid 25/4, red fligh confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1929, Apr 23
Graf Zeppelin Mediterranian flight, Germany to Spain, unofficial drop at Seville, bs 24/4 and on to Madrid 25/4, red fligh confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin interrupted America flight, landing in Cuers, PC franked 2m canc Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds, arrived in New York August 5th, circular blue flight confirmation cachet, red straight  line interruption confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1929, May 15
Graf Zeppelin interrupted America flight, landing in Cuers, PC franked 2m canc Friedrichshafen/Luftpost cds, arrived in New York August 5th, circular blue flight confirmation cachet, red straight line interruption confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin interrupted America flight, landing in Cuers, plain cover franked 4m (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32) canc Friedrichshafen cds, arrived in New York August 5th, circular blue flight confirmation cachet, red st. line interruption confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1929, May 15
Graf Zeppelin interrupted America flight, landing in Cuers, plain cover franked 4m (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32) canc Friedrichshafen cds, arrived in New York August 5th, circular blue flight confirmation cachet, red st. line interruption confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin interrupted America flight, landing in Cuers, plain cover franked 4m (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32), On Board 16/5/29 cancel, arrived in New York August 5th, circular blue flight confirmation cachet, red st. line interruption confirmation cachet. A neat hand drawn map of the route accompanies this item.

Airship, 1929, May 15
Graf Zeppelin interrupted America flight, landing in Cuers, plain cover franked 4m (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32), On Board 16/5/29 cancel, arrived in New York August 5th, circular blue flight confirmation cachet, red st. line interruption confirmation cachet. A neat hand drawn map of the route accompanies this item.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Orient flight over the Near East, Friedrichshafen to Er Ramle, card franked 1926 1M and black air stamp, official red flight cachet, red/white "Mit Luftschiff/LZ 127" vignette on front.

Airship, 1929, May 25
Graf Zeppelin Orient flight over the Near East, Friedrichshafen to Er Ramle, card franked 1926 1M and black air stamp, official red flight cachet, red/white "Mit Luftschiff/LZ 127" vignette on front.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Aug 7, 1926, Round the World Flight, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, bs 10/8, PPC franked 53c, canc New York Aug 6 cds, large violet US confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1929, Aug 7
Aug 7, 1926, Round the World Flight, Lakehurst to Friedrichshafen, bs 10/8, PPC franked 53c, canc New York Aug 6 cds, large violet US confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) LZ 127, Round the World flight, Friedrichshafen to Tokyo, Osaka 21 8 29 arrival ds on front,plain cover franked 4m  (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32), red circular Germany flight confirmation cachet, red/white vignette "Erster Floug/Rund Um Die Welt/Mit Luftschiff LZ 127/Graf Zeppelin (typed 'bis Tokyo").

Airship, 1929, Aug 15
LZ 127, Round the World flight, Friedrichshafen to Tokyo, Osaka 21 8 29 arrival ds on front,plain cover franked 4m (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32), red circular Germany flight confirmation cachet, red/white vignette "Erster Floug/Rund Um Die Welt/Mit Luftschiff LZ 127/Graf Zeppelin (typed 'bis Tokyo").

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen to Tokyo, red/cream souvenir cover printed "Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) -Tokyo", franked 4m (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32), on board 16/8/29 cancel, arrived in Tokyo 19 Aug 1929 arrival ds on front, red circular flight confirmation cachet, blue/white airmail etiquette.

Airship, 1929, Aug 16
Graf Zeppelin, Friedrichshafen to Tokyo, red/cream souvenir cover printed "Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) -Tokyo", franked 4m (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32), on board 16/8/29 cancel, arrived in Tokyo 19 Aug 1929 arrival ds on front, red circular flight confirmation cachet, blue/white airmail etiquette.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Round the World Flight, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, souvenir card with red printed "Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) -Friedrichshafen (Bodensee)" cachet, franked 2x 2M (Stanley Gibbons number 444, each catalogue £47) and 3M (Stanley Gibbons number 399, catalogue £80), postmarked Friedrichshafen/Luftpost/15 Aug 29, red circular flight confirmation cachet, black/yellow airmail etiquette.	Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Airship, 1929, Aug 16
Graf Zeppelin Round the World Flight, Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen, souvenir card with red printed "Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) -Friedrichshafen (Bodensee)" cachet, franked 2x 2M (Stanley Gibbons number 444, each catalogue £47) and 3M (Stanley Gibbons number 399, catalogue £80), postmarked Friedrichshafen/Luftpost/15 Aug 29, red circular flight confirmation cachet, black/yellow airmail etiquette. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Round the World Flight, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, green Lakehurst Aug 29, 1929 receiving cachet on front, souvenir B&W PPC printed "Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) -Lakehurst" and showing Graf Zeppelin flying over river bridge, franked 4M (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32) and 1M (Stanley Gibbons number 397), on board 16/8/29 cancel, red circular flight confirmation cachet, dark blue/white airmail etiquette.

Airship, 1929, Aug 16
Graf Zeppelin Round the World Flight, Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, green Lakehurst Aug 29, 1929 receiving cachet on front, souvenir B&W PPC printed "Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) -Lakehurst" and showing Graf Zeppelin flying over river bridge, franked 4M (Stanley Gibbons number 445 catalogue £32) and 1M (Stanley Gibbons number 397), on board 16/8/29 cancel, red circular flight confirmation cachet, dark blue/white airmail etiquette.

Perceived Value

(Airship) LZ 127, Round the World flight, Tokyo to Los Angeles, bs Aug 26 1929, printed souvenir cover 'Via Graf Zeppelin - Around the World Flight', franked 12 Yen, red circular Japan flight confirmation cachet. Scarce item in fine condition.

Airship, 1929, Aug 23
LZ 127, Round the World flight, Tokyo to Los Angeles, bs Aug 26 1929, printed souvenir cover 'Via Graf Zeppelin - Around the World Flight', franked 12 Yen, red circular Japan flight confirmation cachet. Scarce item in fine condition.

Perceived Value

(Airship) LZ 127, Round the World flight, Los Angeles to Friedrichshafen, bs 4/9, buff card franked 90c, large violet flight confirmation cachet, Si 29B (85 Euro).

Airship, 1929, Aug 26
LZ 127, Round the World flight, Los Angeles to Friedrichshafen, bs 4/9, buff card franked 90c, large violet flight confirmation cachet, Si 29B (85 Euro).

Perceived Value

(Airship) LZ 127, Round the World flight, Los Angeles to Lakehurst, bs US green Aug 29 'Zeppelin' arrival ds, airmail cover franked 60c, large circular violet flight confirmation cachet, Si 29A (75 Euro).

Airship, 1929, Aug 26
LZ 127, Round the World flight, Los Angeles to Lakehurst, bs US green Aug 29 'Zeppelin' arrival ds, airmail cover franked 60c, large circular violet flight confirmation cachet, Si 29A (75 Euro).

Perceived Value

(Airship) LZ 127, Round the World flight, Los Angeles to Lakehurst, bs US green Aug 29 'Zeppelin' arrival ds on front, airmail cover franked 60c, large circular violet flight confirmation cachet, Si 29A (75 Euro).

Airship, 1929, Aug 26
LZ 127, Round the World flight, Los Angeles to Lakehurst, bs US green Aug 29 'Zeppelin' arrival ds on front, airmail cover franked 60c, large circular violet flight confirmation cachet, Si 29A (75 Euro).

Perceived Value

(Airship) 1929 Balkans and Silesia flight, dropped at Breslau, 'Zeppelin-Postkarte' PPC franked 50pf, on board cancel 7/10, red framed 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin Befordert' confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1929, Oct 17
1929 Balkans and Silesia flight, dropped at Breslau, 'Zeppelin-Postkarte' PPC franked 50pf, on board cancel 7/10, red framed 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin Befordert' confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Spain flight, PC franked 50pf, canc on board 'Luftschief/23.10.1929/Graf Zeppelin' cds, also framed red 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' and red 'Mit Luftpost befordert/flughafen Hallr (Leipzig)/(Schfeudit)' hs.

Airship, 1929, Oct 23
Spain flight, PC franked 50pf, canc on board 'Luftschief/23.10.1929/Graf Zeppelin' cds, also framed red 'Mit Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' and red 'Mit Luftpost befordert/flughafen Hallr (Leipzig)/(Schfeudit)' hs.

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Airship, 1929, Nov 2
Swiss flight, bordpost card dropped at St. Gallen, 2/11arrival ds on front, franked 1923 25c and 50c air, red dr. "Zeppelinpost/Schweizer"" cachet, on sepia scenic PPC.

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(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Spain Flight, Friedrichshafen to Seville 16/4 arrival ds on front, sepia PC pc showing Koblez a Rhein, franked 1M, red framed 'Mit Luftpost Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' flight confirmation hand stamp.

Airship, 1930, Apr 15
Graf Zeppelin Spain Flight, Friedrichshafen to Seville 16/4 arrival ds on front, sepia PC pc showing Koblez a Rhein, franked 1M, red framed 'Mit Luftpost Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' flight confirmation hand stamp.

Perceived Value

(Airship) First acceptance for Latvia, for carriage on the Graf Zeppelin Spain Flight, Friedrichshafen to Seville 16/4 arrival ds on front, and OAT via Paris Avion 19/4 and Berlin/L2/19.4.30, plain cover franked Zeppelin 2M, red framed 'Mit Luftpost Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' flight confirmation hand stamp., and red framed 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Luftpostampt Berlin C2' transit hs. Tiny non invasive lower LH corner nibble and some faint perf toning, see scan. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Airship, 1930, Apr 15
First acceptance for Latvia, for carriage on the Graf Zeppelin Spain Flight, Friedrichshafen to Seville 16/4 arrival ds on front, and OAT via Paris Avion 19/4 and Berlin/L2/19.4.30, plain cover franked Zeppelin 2M, red framed 'Mit Luftpost Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin befordert' flight confirmation hand stamp., and red framed 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Luftpostampt Berlin C2' transit hs. Tiny non invasive lower LH corner nibble and some faint perf toning, see scan. Francis Field authentication hs verso.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Europe-Pan America Round Flight, Lakehurst return to Friedrichshafen, bs 6/6, and on to Bremen, plain cover franked US $1.30 Zeppelin stamp, canc 'Roxborough/Phila/May 26, violet diamond Europe-Pan America Round Flight' cachet, red framed 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Postamt Bremen' hs.

Airship, 1930, May 3
Graf Zeppelin Europe-Pan America Round Flight, Lakehurst return to Friedrichshafen, bs 6/6, and on to Bremen, plain cover franked US $1.30 Zeppelin stamp, canc 'Roxborough/Phila/May 26, violet diamond Europe-Pan America Round Flight' cachet, red framed 'Mit Luftpost befordert/Postamt Bremen' hs.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Austria acceptance for LZ 127 first South America Flight, Seville first landing, 19/5 arrival machine cancel on front,  B&W PC pc showing Graf Zeppelin flying over cathedral with very tall spire, franked Austria 1S 84g, canc Vienna cds, red circular flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1930, May 3
Austria acceptance for LZ 127 first South America Flight, Seville first landing, 19/5 arrival machine cancel on front, B&W PC pc showing Graf Zeppelin flying over cathedral with very tall spire, franked Austria 1S 84g, canc Vienna cds, red circular flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Danzig accept for Friedrichshafen-Seville first landing, Seville 19 May arrival ds on front,  B&W PPC showing GZ franked 1G50 DEanzig stamps canc oval 'Danzig/12.5.30/Luftpost ds, red flight confirmation cachet, attractive circular black/red private seal on front.

Airship, 1930, May 12
Graf Zeppelin, Danzig accept for Friedrichshafen-Seville first landing, Seville 19 May arrival ds on front, B&W PPC showing GZ franked 1G50 DEanzig stamps canc oval 'Danzig/12.5.30/Luftpost ds, red flight confirmation cachet, attractive circular black/red private seal on front.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin 1st South America flight, Switzerland to Seville, bs Seville Aero 19/5, plain cover franked 1923 air 20c,25c,50c,75c (SG £42 used, and 1F, red flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1930, May 16
Graf Zeppelin 1st South America flight, Switzerland to Seville, bs Seville Aero 19/5, plain cover franked 1923 air 20c,25c,50c,75c (SG £42 used, and 1F, red flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Pernambuco, bs, plain envelope franked 8 pts, fine strike red flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1930, May 16
Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Pernambuco, bs, plain envelope franked 8 pts, fine strike red flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Rio de Janeiro, bs 25/5, plain envelope franked 8 pts, red flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1930, May 17
Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Rio de Janeiro, bs 25/5, plain envelope franked 8 pts, red flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Lakehurst, Graf Zeppelin bs 31/5, plain envelope franked 20 pts, fine strike red flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1930, May 17
Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Seville to Lakehurst, Graf Zeppelin bs 31/5, plain envelope franked 20 pts, fine strike red flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Barcelona to Chicago, carried from Seville to Lakehurst, green Zeppelin bs 31/5, plain cover franked 16 pf, red 'Sudamerika' flight cachet, violet 'Round the World Flight' cachet.

Airship, 1930, May 17
Graf Zeppelin, Barcelona to Chicago, carried from Seville to Lakehurst, green Zeppelin bs 31/5, plain cover franked 16 pf, red 'Sudamerika' flight cachet, violet 'Round the World Flight' cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin South America flight, Germany to Spain, landed at Seville 19/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 2Rm canc Fredrichshafen 18/5, red flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1930, May 18
Graf Zeppelin South America flight, Germany to Spain, landed at Seville 19/5, airmail etiquette cover franked 2Rm canc Fredrichshafen 18/5, red flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, 6th SAM flight, Seville to Rio de Janeiro, oval 25 May arrival ds verso, red Graf Zeppelin fight confirmation cachet, also black 'Syndicato Condor/25 May 30/Rio de Janeiro' hs on front.

Airship, 1930, May 19
Graf Zeppelin, 6th SAM flight, Seville to Rio de Janeiro, oval 25 May arrival ds verso, red Graf Zeppelin fight confirmation cachet, also black 'Syndicato Condor/25 May 30/Rio de Janeiro' hs on front.

Perceived Value

(Airship) First South America Flight, Seville first landing, 19/5 arrival machine cancel on front,  B&W PC pc showing Graf Zeppelin flying over cathedral with very tall spire, franked German 1M canc ON BOARD cds, red circular flight confirmation cachet, red three line '1, Sudamerikafahrt/..../Graf Zeppelin' hs.

Airship, 1930, May 19
First South America Flight, Seville first landing, 19/5 arrival machine cancel on front, B&W PC pc showing Graf Zeppelin flying over cathedral with very tall spire, franked German 1M canc ON BOARD cds, red circular flight confirmation cachet, red three line '1, Sudamerikafahrt/..../Graf Zeppelin' hs.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Europe-Pan America Round Flight, Brazilian dispatch, Rio to Friedrichshafen 6/6 to New York 18/6, card franked 10,000r special Zeppelin Brazil stamp + 300r canc black 28 May Recife cachet, violet diamond US flight cachet, typed "Via Graf Zeppelin/from Pernambuco to Friedrichshafen".

Airship, 1930, May 28
Europe-Pan America Round Flight, Brazilian dispatch, Rio to Friedrichshafen 6/6 to New York 18/6, card franked 10,000r special Zeppelin Brazil stamp + 300r canc black 28 May Recife cachet, violet diamond US flight cachet, typed "Via Graf Zeppelin/from Pernambuco to Friedrichshafen".

Perceived Value

(Airship) 1930 Russia flight, Friedrichshafen to Moscow, bs 11/9, franked Zeppelin 2RM, red triangular flight cachet.

Airship, 1930, Sep 9
1930 Russia flight, Friedrichshafen to Moscow, bs 11/9, franked Zeppelin 2RM, red triangular flight cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Moscow to Germany, Friedrichshafen, bs 11/9, franked 95k inc Russia Zeppelin 80k tied by black dated Zeppelin cachet postmark, typed "Mit Luftschiff 'Graf Zeppelin'/Moskau-Friedrichshafen", plain cover, S85B(100 Euro).

Airship, 1930, Sep 10
Moscow to Germany, Friedrichshafen, bs 11/9, franked 95k inc Russia Zeppelin 80k tied by black dated Zeppelin cachet postmark, typed "Mit Luftschiff 'Graf Zeppelin'/Moskau-Friedrichshafen", plain cover, S85B(100 Euro).

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hungary Round Flight, printed souvenir cover, franking inc. 2P Zeppelin stamp canc Budapest cds, also Budapest arrival ds, blue flight cachet, Sieger 102Ab (150 Euro) .Small closed non invasive nick top left hand edge, otherwise fine.

Airship, 1931, Mar 28
Hungary Round Flight, printed souvenir cover, franking inc. 2P Zeppelin stamp canc Budapest cds, also Budapest arrival ds, blue flight cachet, Sieger 102Ab (150 Euro) .Small closed non invasive nick top left hand edge, otherwise fine.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hungary Round Flight, printed souvenir card, franking inc. 1P Zeppelin stamp canc Budapest cds, also Budapest arrival ds, blue flight cachet, Sieger 102Aa (150 Euro).

Airship, 1931, Mar 28
Hungary Round Flight, printed souvenir card, franking inc. 1P Zeppelin stamp canc Budapest cds, also Budapest arrival ds, blue flight cachet, Sieger 102Aa (150 Euro).

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zepelin Polar Flight, Leningrad to the North Pole, special Brise -Glas Malguin/Arctique/27 VII 31 arrival ds on front, reg (hs) envelope franked 35km and 2pvs Russian stamps, canc 'Par Avion Zepelin/Leningrad/25 VII 31' cds, red three line 'Leningrad-Nordpol' hs, and red flight confirmation cachet,

Airship, 1931, Jul 27
Graf Zepelin Polar Flight, Leningrad to the North Pole, special Brise -Glas Malguin/Arctique/27 VII 31 arrival ds on front, reg (hs) envelope franked 35km and 2pvs Russian stamps, canc 'Par Avion Zepelin/Leningrad/25 VII 31' cds, red three line 'Leningrad-Nordpol' hs, and red flight confirmation cachet,

Perceived Value

(Airship) First South America Flight, Germany to Pernambuco, arrival ds on front tying green Pernambuco fight confirmation cachet, Eckener souvenir PC frnked 2Rm (Stanley Gibbons number 447 catalogue £47), On Board cancellation 31/8, red "bis Pernambuco" hs, dark blue/white "Mit Zeppelin/LZ 127" etiquette. Si 124Bb.

Airship, 1931, Aug 08
First South America Flight, Germany to Pernambuco, arrival ds on front tying green Pernambuco fight confirmation cachet, Eckener souvenir PC frnked 2Rm (Stanley Gibbons number 447 catalogue £47), On Board cancellation 31/8, red "bis Pernambuco" hs, dark blue/white "Mit Zeppelin/LZ 127" etiquette. Si 124Bb.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Akron F/F, Akron C of C. green and violet cachets.

Airship, 1931, Sep 23
Akron F/F, Akron C of C. green and violet cachets.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Meningen flight, canc Friedrichshafen, dropped Meningen b/s, oval red confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1931, Oct 11
Meningen flight, canc Friedrichshafen, dropped Meningen b/s, oval red confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Lloyd Aereo Boliviano/Syndicato Condor/Graf Zeppelin, 2nd S. American flight, Cochabamba to Friedrichshafen 13/4, and on to Berlin 13/4, plain cover franked 1.75B, canc Cochabamba cds, blue/white 'Correo Aerea' airmail etiquette, nice strike red circular "Luftpost Befordert/Luftpostampt/Berlin C2" arrival hs. Carried by LAB from Cochabamba to Puerto Suarez, Condor from Corumba -Campo Grande-Tres Lagadas Rio-Bahia-Recife, Graf Zeppelin to Friedrichshafen.

Airship, 1932, Mar 20
Lloyd Aereo Boliviano/Syndicato Condor/Graf Zeppelin, 2nd S. American flight, Cochabamba to Friedrichshafen 13/4, and on to Berlin 13/4, plain cover franked 1.75B, canc Cochabamba cds, blue/white 'Correo Aerea' airmail etiquette, nice strike red circular "Luftpost Befordert/Luftpostampt/Berlin C2" arrival hs. Carried by LAB from Cochabamba to Puerto Suarez, Condor from Corumba -Campo Grande-Tres Lagadas Rio-Bahia-Recife, Graf Zeppelin to Friedrichshafen.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Lloyd Aereo Boliviano/Syndicato Condor/Graf Zeppelin, 2nd S. American flight, La Paz to Friedrichshafen 13/4, and on to Berlin 13/4, plain cover franked 1.75B, canc La Paz cds, violet framed "Primer Correo Aereo/Graf Zeppelin" hs, faint strike red circular "Luftpost Befordert/Luftpostampt/Berlin C2" arrival hs. Carried by LAB from Cochabamba to Puerto Suarez, Condor from Corumba -Campo Grande-Tres Lagadas Rio-Bahia-Recife, Graf Zeppelin to Friedrichshafen. Somewhat scruffy, and closed 1cm tear lh edge.

Airship, 1932, Mar 20
Lloyd Aereo Boliviano/Syndicato Condor/Graf Zeppelin, 2nd S. American flight, La Paz to Friedrichshafen 13/4, and on to Berlin 13/4, plain cover franked 1.75B, canc La Paz cds, violet framed "Primer Correo Aereo/Graf Zeppelin" hs, faint strike red circular "Luftpost Befordert/Luftpostampt/Berlin C2" arrival hs. Carried by LAB from Cochabamba to Puerto Suarez, Condor from Corumba -Campo Grande-Tres Lagadas Rio-Bahia-Recife, Graf Zeppelin to Friedrichshafen. Somewhat scruffy, and closed 1cm tear lh edge.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Bolivia (La Paz) to Braunschweig, via Friedrichshafen, 27/4 arrival ds on front,  2c PSC with nine additional stamps, red three line 'Mit Luftpost/befordert/Postampt 1 Hannover' hs. Attractive item.

Airship, 1932, Apr 3
Graf Zeppelin, Bolivia (La Paz) to Braunschweig, via Friedrichshafen, 27/4 arrival ds on front, 2c PSC with nine additional stamps, red three line 'Mit Luftpost/befordert/Postampt 1 Hannover' hs. Attractive item.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Bolivia dispatch Recife to Friedrichshafen, bs 27/4, attractive PPC showing statue of Simon Bolivar franked 15c,50c and $1 Bolivia stamps, oval red flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1932, Apr 17
Graf Zeppelin, Bolivia dispatch Recife to Friedrichshafen, bs 27/4, attractive PPC showing statue of Simon Bolivar franked 15c,50c and $1 Bolivia stamps, oval red flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Lloyd Aereo Boliviano/Syndicato Condor/Graf Zeppelin, 4th S. American flight, Cochabamba to Friedrichshafen 10/5, and on to Berlin 10/5, plain cover franked 1.75B, canc Cochabamba cds, blue/white 'Correo Aerea' airmail etiquette, nice strike red circular "Luftpost Befordert/Luftpostampt/Berlin C2" arrival hs. Carried by LAB from Cochabamba to Puerto Suarez, Condor from Corumba -Campo Grande-Tres Lagadas Rio-Bahia-Recife, Graf Zeppelin to Friedrichshafen. This was the last flight SA zeppelin flight when permission was given for Bolivian material to be carried using Bolivian stamps for postage.

Airship, 1932, May 01
Lloyd Aereo Boliviano/Syndicato Condor/Graf Zeppelin, 4th S. American flight, Cochabamba to Friedrichshafen 10/5, and on to Berlin 10/5, plain cover franked 1.75B, canc Cochabamba cds, blue/white 'Correo Aerea' airmail etiquette, nice strike red circular "Luftpost Befordert/Luftpostampt/Berlin C2" arrival hs. Carried by LAB from Cochabamba to Puerto Suarez, Condor from Corumba -Campo Grande-Tres Lagadas Rio-Bahia-Recife, Graf Zeppelin to Friedrichshafen. This was the last flight SA zeppelin flight when permission was given for Bolivian material to be carried using Bolivian stamps for postage.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Brazilian dispatch, return 4th SAF, Fried 10/5 arrival ds on front, franked 3650r inc 3500 zep opt canc Curitabia cds, black flight cachet, also green "Via Condor Zeppelin hs", plain card addressed to H. Sieger, Lorch. Si 158A

Airship, 1932, May 3
Brazilian dispatch, return 4th SAF, Fried 10/5 arrival ds on front, franked 3650r inc 3500 zep opt canc Curitabia cds, black flight cachet, also green "Via Condor Zeppelin hs", plain card addressed to H. Sieger, Lorch. Si 158A

Perceived Value

(Airship) Uruguay dispatch, special printed cover, carried on return 4th SAF, Friedrichshafen 10/5 arrival ds verso, green flight cachet on front. Image.

Airship, 1932, May 3
Uruguay dispatch, special printed cover, carried on return 4th SAF, Friedrichshafen 10/5 arrival ds verso, green flight cachet on front. Image.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Akron (ZR4) Coast to Coast Trip, cancelled Lakehurst NJ, violet boxed United States Post Office Dept cachet on front and oval dr USPOD cachet verso.

Airship, 1932, May 6
USS Akron (ZR4) Coast to Coast Trip, cancelled Lakehurst NJ, violet boxed United States Post Office Dept cachet on front and oval dr USPOD cachet verso.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Scarce acceptance of mail for Guatemala for carriage on the USN Airship 'Akron' coast to coast flight from Lakehurst to San Diego, airmail cover franked 25c, canc Lakehurst May 6, 1932, official rectangular flight cachet on front and oval violet flight cachet verso, blue/white airship label (tiny edge scuff), San Diego May 11 cds, and black Guatemala receipt backstamps verso. Slight  toning along lh edge, see scan. Great item.

Airship, 1932, May 6
Scarce acceptance of mail for Guatemala for carriage on the USN Airship 'Akron' coast to coast flight from Lakehurst to San Diego, airmail cover franked 25c, canc Lakehurst May 6, 1932, official rectangular flight cachet on front and oval violet flight cachet verso, blue/white airship label (tiny edge scuff), San Diego May 11 cds, and black Guatemala receipt backstamps verso. Slight toning along lh edge, see scan. Great item.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Akron (ZR4), blue Wooster Centennial/1st Airship-Airplane Mail Service" cachet, Akron postmark.

Airship, 1932, May 14
USS Akron (ZR4), blue Wooster Centennial/1st Airship-Airplane Mail Service" cachet, Akron postmark.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Flown cover Tacoma to Evansville, no b/s, green/white etiquette intended for mail carried by Airship Akron and  descibed by Mair ( page 497) as "a great rarity"

Airship, 1932, Jun 8
Flown cover Tacoma to Evansville, no b/s, green/white etiquette intended for mail carried by Airship Akron and descibed by Mair ( page 497) as "a great rarity"

Perceived Value

(Airship) Netherlands flight, Rotterdam to Friedrichshafen bs 19/6, official blue flight confirmation cachet, franked 92 1/2c. Closed non invasive tear and corner nibble verso, hardly detracts, see image.

Airship, 1932, Jun 18
Netherlands flight, Rotterdam to Friedrichshafen bs 19/6, official blue flight confirmation cachet, franked 92 1/2c. Closed non invasive tear and corner nibble verso, hardly detracts, see image.

Perceived Value

(Airship) England flight, PC franked 75Pf cancelled Friedrichshafen cds, yellow flight confirmation cachet, typed 'Mit Graf Zeppelin/Friedrichshafen-London'.

Airship, 1932, Jul 2
England flight, PC franked 75Pf cancelled Friedrichshafen cds, yellow flight confirmation cachet, typed 'Mit Graf Zeppelin/Friedrichshafen-London'.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USN Airship 'Akron' Tactical Training Flight from Lakehurst Aug 1, 1932 and return Aug 2, plain cover franked 8c, canc Lakehurst cds, official violet rectangular flight cachet on front , and blue flight cachet verso.

Airship, 1932, Aug 1
USN Airship 'Akron' Tactical Training Flight from Lakehurst Aug 1, 1932 and return Aug 2, plain cover franked 8c, canc Lakehurst cds, official violet rectangular flight cachet on front , and blue flight cachet verso.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USN Airship 'Akron' Tactical Training Flight from Lakehurst Aug 1, 1932 and return Aug 2, attractive Roessler red 'Dirigable Mail' souvenir card franked 8c, canc Lakehurst cds, official violet rectangular flight cachet on front , and blue flight cachet verso, .

Airship, 1932, Aug 1
USN Airship 'Akron' Tactical Training Flight from Lakehurst Aug 1, 1932 and return Aug 2, attractive Roessler red 'Dirigable Mail' souvenir card franked 8c, canc Lakehurst cds, official violet rectangular flight cachet on front , and blue flight cachet verso, .

Perceived Value

(Airship) Brazil dispatch, return 8th SAF, cover franked 3700R, Friedrichshafen 19/10 bs, green "Servicio Aereo/Transatalantico/via/Condor Zeppelin" cachet, red 'Mit Luftpost/befordert/Postamt Hannover' arrival hs.

Airship, 1932, Oct 14
Brazil dispatch, return 8th SAF, cover franked 3700R, Friedrichshafen 19/10 bs, green "Servicio Aereo/Transatalantico/via/Condor Zeppelin" cachet, red 'Mit Luftpost/befordert/Postamt Hannover' arrival hs.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Recife to Friedrichshafen, bs 3/11, green/cream souvenir cover, franked 7700R, red/wjite 'Por Zeppelin' label, RED confirmation cachet. RED flight confirmation cachet

Airship, 1932, Oct 30
Graf Zeppelin, Recife to Friedrichshafen, bs 3/11, green/cream souvenir cover, franked 7700R, red/wjite 'Por Zeppelin' label, RED confirmation cachet. RED flight confirmation cachet

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), first inflation, canc Akron, OH, black framed Akron Chamber of Commerce 'Christening' cachet..

Airship, 1933, Mar 11
USS Macon (ZR5), first inflation, canc Akron, OH, black framed Akron Chamber of Commerce 'Christening' cachet..

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Barcelona drop, card franked 50pf and 25pf canc 'on b oard' 7.5.33 ds, blue flight confirmation cachet, red 'Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) - Barcelona' hs,

Airship, 1933, May 7
Graf Zeppelin 1st SAF, Barcelona drop, card franked 50pf and 25pf canc 'on b oard' 7.5.33 ds, blue flight confirmation cachet, red 'Friedrichshafen (Bodensee) - Barcelona' hs,

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Italian flight, drop at Barcelona, card franked 3l Italian Mail Special Issue, canc Roma/Posta Aerea Zeppelin special hs, also 25c ordinary, dark blue special flight hs, blue/cream Posta Aerea Zeppelin etiquette, verso Roma/Posta Aerea/29.5.33 Crociera Zeppelin 1933-XI machine cancel.

Airship, 1933, May 27
Graf Zeppelin Italian flight, drop at Barcelona, card franked 3l Italian Mail Special Issue, canc Roma/Posta Aerea Zeppelin special hs, also 25c ordinary, dark blue special flight hs, blue/cream Posta Aerea Zeppelin etiquette, verso Roma/Posta Aerea/29.5.33 Crociera Zeppelin 1933-XI machine cancel.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Italy flight, registered (label) 30 PSC canc Roma Ferrovia/29.5.33 with additional Fascist March 5c x3, 15cx2, and 3L Zepellin stamp canc Italy receiving mark.

Airship, 1933, May 29
Graf Zeppelin Italy flight, registered (label) 30 PSC canc Roma Ferrovia/29.5.33 with additional Fascist March 5c x3, 15cx2, and 3L Zepellin stamp canc Italy receiving mark.

Perceived Value

(Airship) 2nd Zeppelin S America Flight to Brazil, bs 6/6, airmail cover franked 1Rm Zeppelin stamp and 50pf canc 'Berlin/2.6.33/L2', green airship confirmation, and red Berlin connecting flight, cachets, verso sealed with German Currency Control tape.

Airship, 1933, Jun 2
2nd Zeppelin S America Flight to Brazil, bs 6/6, airmail cover franked 1Rm Zeppelin stamp and 50pf canc 'Berlin/2.6.33/L2', green airship confirmation, and red Berlin connecting flight, cachets, verso sealed with German Currency Control tape.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Third South America Flight, mail dropped at Barcelona, bs 3/7, plain cover franked German 1M 50 canc ON BOARD cds, blue framed flight confirmation cachet, red 'Friedrichshafen (Bodense)-Barcelona' hs.

Airship, 1933, Jul 1
Third South America Flight, mail dropped at Barcelona, bs 3/7, plain cover franked German 1M 50 canc ON BOARD cds, blue framed flight confirmation cachet, red 'Friedrichshafen (Bodense)-Barcelona' hs.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Rio de Janeiro to Friedrichshafen, green 12/9 arrival ds on front, attractive red/white/black registered (label) souvenir card franked 2300R, green triangular Zeppelin flight cachet.

Airship, 1933, Sep 9
Rio de Janeiro to Friedrichshafen, green 12/9 arrival ds on front, attractive red/white/black registered (label) souvenir card franked 2300R, green triangular Zeppelin flight cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) 1933 Chicago Flight, an exceptional cover with mixed franking including Germany 1Rm (x2) and 2rm, and US 50c green. An historic record of the Germany-Brazil-USA-Germany round trip with multiple postmarks including Germany, Brazil (2), Recife-Rio, US Century of Progress Expo (2), and related flight cachets. Also bears five signatures of crew members - Hugo Eckener, commander; Ernst Lehmann, captain; Max Pruss, navigation officer; Knut Eckener, helmsman; and Ludwig Durr, chief constructor of the airship. Nine such covers have been recorded, but this is the only one with signatures.

Airship, 1933, Oct 10
1933 Chicago Flight, an exceptional cover with mixed franking including Germany 1Rm (x2) and 2rm, and US 50c green. An historic record of the Germany-Brazil-USA-Germany round trip with multiple postmarks including Germany, Brazil (2), Recife-Rio, US Century of Progress Expo (2), and related flight cachets. Also bears five signatures of crew members - Hugo Eckener, commander; Ernst Lehmann, captain; Max Pruss, navigation officer; Knut Eckener, helmsman; and Ludwig Durr, chief constructor of the airship. Nine such covers have been recorded, but this is the only one with signatures.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Chicago flight and 50th Transoceanic flight, Brazil to Europe, plain cover franked  7700R canc Rio de Janero cds, bs Friedrichshafen 2/11. dark blue/white 'Zeppelin' etiquette, Brazil flight cachet, ms 'Via Chicago'.

Airship, 1933, Oct 18
Graf Zeppelin, Chicago flight and 50th Transoceanic flight, Brazil to Europe, plain cover franked 7700R canc Rio de Janero cds, bs Friedrichshafen 2/11. dark blue/white 'Zeppelin' etiquette, Brazil flight cachet, ms 'Via Chicago'.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Recife to Chicago, bs 26/10, plain cover franked 3R800, fine strike purple flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1933, Oct 20
Graf Zeppelin, Recife to Chicago, bs 26/10, plain cover franked 3R800, fine strike purple flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin, Recife to Miami, bs 23/10, Roessler attractive small check cover franked 3R800, fine strike purple flight confirmation cachet.

Airship, 1933, Oct 20
Graf Zeppelin, Recife to Miami, bs 23/10, Roessler attractive small check cover franked 3R800, fine strike purple flight confirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Century of Progress Flight, US Dispatches, Airship "Graf Zeppelin", Chicago to Germany, Friedrichshafen, bs green 2/11machine ds, franked 3x US Zeppelin 50c (C18) canc Chicago cds, black "Graf Zeppelin Flight/Dispatched from Chicago" cachet, red circular 'Mit Luftpost Befordert/Postampt/Hannover arrival ds. One or two faint tone spots on stamps - see scan.

Airship, 1933, Oct 26
Century of Progress Flight, US Dispatches, Airship "Graf Zeppelin", Chicago to Germany, Friedrichshafen, bs green 2/11machine ds, franked 3x US Zeppelin 50c (C18) canc Chicago cds, black "Graf Zeppelin Flight/Dispatched from Chicago" cachet, red circular 'Mit Luftpost Befordert/Postampt/Hannover arrival ds. One or two faint tone spots on stamps - see scan.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Century of Progress, Akron to Friedrichshafen, bs 2/11, plain cover franked US 50c Zeppelin, canc Akron/Oct 28/1933 cds, purple Zeppelin/Expo flight cachet.

Airship, 1933, Oct 28
Graf Zeppelin Century of Progress, Akron to Friedrichshafen, bs 2/11, plain cover franked US 50c Zeppelin, canc Akron/Oct 28/1933 cds, purple Zeppelin/Expo flight cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), green/red "Opa Locka FL", canc Op Locka cds, signed by PM.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), green/red "Opa Locka FL", canc Op Locka cds, signed by PM.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), green framed "Headed for Guantanamo Bay to Engage in War Manoeuvres" cachet, canc Miami, FL, J Huff Green card, only 8 made.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), green framed "Headed for Guantanamo Bay to Engage in War Manoeuvres" cachet, canc Miami, FL, J Huff Green card, only 8 made.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), green/brown "Passes Over Coconut Grove,Fla", canc Miami, FL, Ed Hacker card, 81 made.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), green/brown "Passes Over Coconut Grove,Fla", canc Miami, FL, Ed Hacker card, 81 made.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), green/red framed "Leaves Miami for Fleet Manoeuvrers in Caribbean Sea" cachet, canc Miami, FL, L Gilman card, only 20 made.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), green/red framed "Leaves Miami for Fleet Manoeuvrers in Caribbean Sea" cachet, canc Miami, FL, L Gilman card, only 20 made.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), silver "Leaves Miami, Florida on a Flight to Cuban Waters .........." cachet, canc Miami, FL.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), silver "Leaves Miami, Florida on a Flight to Cuban Waters .........." cachet, canc Miami, FL.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), red "Takes Off From Miami to Manoeuvre with the Fleet in the Caribbean Sea" cachet, canc Miami, FL, E Hacker card, 60 made.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), red "Takes Off From Miami to Manoeuvre with the Fleet in the Caribbean Sea" cachet, canc Miami, FL, E Hacker card, 60 made.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), blue framed "Flight to Panama" cachet, canc USS Hannibal, R. Aretz card.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), blue framed "Flight to Panama" cachet, canc USS Hannibal, R. Aretz card.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), red/black "Leaves Miami for War Manoeuvres" C of C cachet, canc Miami.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), red/black "Leaves Miami for War Manoeuvres" C of C cachet, canc Miami.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), red framed "Flight to Panama/Visits the Canal Zone to engage in War Games" cachet, USS Richmond machine cancel,R Aretz card,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Opa Locka cds, M Sussman card, 69 made.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), red framed "Flight to Panama/Visits the Canal Zone to engage in War Games" cachet, USS Richmond machine cancel,R Aretz card, Opa Locka cds, M Sussman card, 69 made.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon, "Leaves Miami for War Manoeuvres" Miami C of C cachet, Miami, FL canc.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon, "Leaves Miami for War Manoeuvres" Miami C of C cachet, Miami, FL canc.

Perceived Value

(Airship) US Macon (ZR5), " Leaves Florida for a Flight towards the Canal Zone" cachet, Oa Locka machine cancel, M Sussman card, 69 made.

Airship, 1934, May 5
US Macon (ZR5), " Leaves Florida for a Flight towards the Canal Zone" cachet, Oa Locka machine cancel, M Sussman card, 69 made.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), ms  'USS Macon "Passed", canc Naranja, FL, signed by PM.

Airship, 1934, May 5
USS Macon (ZR5), ms 'USS Macon "Passed", canc Naranja, FL, signed by PM.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), blue frame "US Macon/Manoeuvres in Caribbean Sea/Fleet Problem XV" cachet, magenta USSS Dahlgreen canc, M Sussman with Hax Cuts, 30 made.

Airship, 1934, May 6
USS Macon (ZR5), blue frame "US Macon/Manoeuvres in Caribbean Sea/Fleet Problem XV" cachet, magenta USSS Dahlgreen canc, M Sussman with Hax Cuts, 30 made.

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), dark blue "Fleet Manoeuvres - Caribbean" cachet, canc USS Northampton.

Airship, 1934, May 6
USS Macon (ZR5), dark blue "Fleet Manoeuvres - Caribbean" cachet, canc USS Northampton.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Third South America Flight, Argentina mail dropped at Barcelona, bs 5/7,'An Bord Graf Zeppelin' corner cover franked German 1M 50 canc ON BOARD cds, violet flight confirmation cachet, violet 'Abwurf Barcelona' hs.

Airship, 1934, Jul 5
Third South America Flight, Argentina mail dropped at Barcelona, bs 5/7,'An Bord Graf Zeppelin' corner cover franked German 1M 50 canc ON BOARD cds, violet flight confirmation cachet, violet 'Abwurf Barcelona' hs.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Graf Zeppelin Argentina Flight, board mail, mail drop 5/7, bs Barcelona/Par Avion/6 Jul 34, on board printed envelope franked 100pfg, fine strike 'on board ', cds, violet flight confirmation cachet,

Airship, 1934, Jul 5
Graf Zeppelin Argentina Flight, board mail, mail drop 5/7, bs Barcelona/Par Avion/6 Jul 34, on board printed envelope franked 100pfg, fine strike 'on board ', cds, violet flight confirmation cachet,

Perceived Value

(Airship) USS Macon (ZR5), 'Over Southern California/On Training', cancelled Los Angeles, Calif, black printed cachet, R Dumonte orange/black cover, signed by the crew including the Executive Officer.

Airship, 1934, Aug 7
USS Macon (ZR5), 'Over Southern California/On Training', cancelled Los Angeles, Calif, black printed cachet, R Dumonte orange/black cover, signed by the crew including the Executive Officer.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Eleventh South America Flight, Berlin to Montevideo, bs 2/11, Banco Aleman Transatlantico imprint airmail cover, uncommon red Berlin NW 475 pf meter frank, fine strike red circular "Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sud Amerika" flight cachet, fair strike purple 'Condor Zeppelin' hs verso.

Airship, 1934, Oct 27
Eleventh South America Flight, Berlin to Montevideo, bs 2/11, Banco Aleman Transatlantico imprint airmail cover, uncommon red Berlin NW 475 pf meter frank, fine strike red circular "Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Sud Amerika" flight cachet, fair strike purple 'Condor Zeppelin' hs verso.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Paraguay to England, Asuncion to Birmingham, no arrival ds, carried on the Graf Zeppelin 4th South America Flight, registered (label) cover franked 27P, canc 'Servicio Aereo Transocianica/Asuncio/24.5.35/Paraguay' cds, black circular South America Zeppelin airpost confirmation mark, dark blue/white "Par Avion/Via Condor" airmail etiquette..

Airship, 1935, May 24
Paraguay to England, Asuncion to Birmingham, no arrival ds, carried on the Graf Zeppelin 4th South America Flight, registered (label) cover franked 27P, canc 'Servicio Aereo Transocianica/Asuncio/24.5.35/Paraguay' cds, black circular South America Zeppelin airpost confirmation mark, dark blue/white "Par Avion/Via Condor" airmail etiquette..

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg First Mail Flight, Friedrishchafen to Friedrishchafen, Attractive B&W photocard franked 50pf, canc black 'Luftschiff/23.3.36/LZ 29' on board postmark, Koln 25/3 arrival ds on front. Picture shows LZ 29 'rising for the first time'. Some toning on 50pf Zeppelin stamp.

Airship, 1936, Mar 23
Hindenburg First Mail Flight, Friedrishchafen to Friedrishchafen, Attractive B&W photocard franked 50pf, canc black 'Luftschiff/23.3.36/LZ 29' on board postmark, Koln 25/3 arrival ds on front. Picture shows LZ 29 'rising for the first time'. Some toning on 50pf Zeppelin stamp.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg First North America Flight, Germany to New York, bs 9/5, plain cover franked 65pf, canc green 'Deutsche Luftpost/8.5.36/ Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark. Some perf toning on 50pf Zeppelin stamp.

Airship, 1936, May 08
Hindenburg First North America Flight, Germany to New York, bs 9/5, plain cover franked 65pf, canc green 'Deutsche Luftpost/8.5.36/ Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark. Some perf toning on 50pf Zeppelin stamp.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg First N America Flight, Germany to New York, bs 9/5, plain cover franked 75pf, canc green 'Deutsche Luftpost/8.5.36/Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark. Some toning on 75pf Zeppelin stamp.

Airship, 1936, May 08
Hindenburg First N America Flight, Germany to New York, bs 9/5, plain cover franked 75pf, canc green 'Deutsche Luftpost/8.5.36/Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark. Some toning on 75pf Zeppelin stamp.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg First North America Flight, Germany to New York, bs 9/5, black/white "L/S Hindenburg/German Zeppelin Ship Brokers" company cover franked 55pf, canc blue 'Deutsche Luftpost/8.5.36/ Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark. Some perf toning on 50pf Zeppelin stamp. Scarce stationary item

Airship, 1936, May 08
Hindenburg First North America Flight, Germany to New York, bs 9/5, black/white "L/S Hindenburg/German Zeppelin Ship Brokers" company cover franked 55pf, canc blue 'Deutsche Luftpost/8.5.36/ Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark. Some perf toning on 50pf Zeppelin stamp. Scarce stationary item

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.

Airship, 1936, May 9
Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.

Airship, 1936, May 9
Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, PC franked 43c US stamps, posted Rochester 9/5/36, special Frankfurt Hindenburg 14/5 arrival cds on front. also faint oficial flight cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, airmail cover franked 65c US stamps, New York 11/5 ovl ds verso.

Airship, 1936, May 10
Hindenburg flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, bs 14/5, US mail, airmail cover franked 65c US stamps, New York 11/5 ovl ds verso.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Costa Rica acceptance for return of LZ129 Hindenburg, 1st North America flight, Lakehurst to Germany, b/s Frankfurt (Main) 14/5, via Brownsville 3/3 transit cds, registered (label) cover, dual franked franked 2Col and 48c US stamps all cancelled 'Correo Aereo/May 1 1936/Costa Rica' cds, violet US Lakehurst-Frankfurt flight confirmation mark, black framed endorsement "By First Flight Hindenburg', attractive red/white/blue airmail etiquette. Catalogued 1250 Euros Sieger (2001).

Airship, 1936, May 12
Costa Rica acceptance for return of LZ129 Hindenburg, 1st North America flight, Lakehurst to Germany, b/s Frankfurt (Main) 14/5, via Brownsville 3/3 transit cds, registered (label) cover, dual franked franked 2Col and 48c US stamps all cancelled 'Correo Aereo/May 1 1936/Costa Rica' cds, violet US Lakehurst-Frankfurt flight confirmation mark, black framed endorsement "By First Flight Hindenburg', attractive red/white/blue airmail etiquette. Catalogued 1250 Euros Sieger (2001).

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburg, return of the first North America flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, attractive PPC franked 57pf canc 'Deutsche Luftpost/12.5.36/1,Fart/Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark, Frankfurt type 1 ' arrical ds on front. Picture verso shows picture of airship and "Erster Aufstieg des Luftschiffes Graf Zeppelin /am 2 Jul 1900 (Momentaufnahme)".

Airship, 1936, May 12
Hindenburg, return of the first North America flight, Lakehurst to Frankfurt, attractive PPC franked 57pf canc 'Deutsche Luftpost/12.5.36/1,Fart/Europa-Nordamerika' on board postmark, Frankfurt type 1 ' arrical ds on front. Picture verso shows picture of airship and "Erster Aufstieg des Luftschiffes Graf Zeppelin /am 2 Jul 1900 (Momentaufnahme)".

Perceived Value

(Airship) "Hindenburg? return flight from Lakehurst to Frankfurt, black Frankfurt 14/5 arrival ds, violet US flight cachet, black three line "Via Airship Hindenburg ..................." hs, franked 46c canc New York 11/5 cds.

Airship, 1936, May 12
"Hindenburg? return flight from Lakehurst to Frankfurt, black Frankfurt 14/5 arrival ds, violet US flight cachet, black three line "Via Airship Hindenburg ..................." hs, franked 46c canc New York 11/5 cds.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Dominican Republic acceptance for return of LZ129 Hindenburg, 1st North America flight, Lakehurst to Germany, b/s Frankfurt (Main) 14/5, franked $1.20 canc Trujillo cds, violet US Lakehurst-Frankfurt flight confirmation mark, typed endorsement "Transatlantic by  Hindenburg". Uncommon acceptance, only 10 flown. Catalogued 1250 Euros Sieger (2001).

Airship, 1936, May 12
Dominican Republic acceptance for return of LZ129 Hindenburg, 1st North America flight, Lakehurst to Germany, b/s Frankfurt (Main) 14/5, franked $1.20 canc Trujillo cds, violet US Lakehurst-Frankfurt flight confirmation mark, typed endorsement "Transatlantic by Hindenburg". Uncommon acceptance, only 10 flown. Catalogued 1250 Euros Sieger (2001).

Perceived Value

(Airship) "Hindenburg? return flight from Lakehurst to Frankfurt 14/5, black Frankfurt arrival ds, violet US flight cachet, black three line "Via Airship Hindenburg ..................." hs, franked 45c canc New York 11/5 cds.

Airship, 1936, May 12
"Hindenburg? return flight from Lakehurst to Frankfurt 14/5, black Frankfurt arrival ds, violet US flight cachet, black three line "Via Airship Hindenburg ..................." hs, franked 45c canc New York 11/5 cds.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Greece acceptance for the HIndenburg 3rd North America flight, Athens to Brooklyn, bs Jun 22 1936 cds, registered (label) cover franked 23d 64l, canc Athens 15 Jun 36 cds, bilingual airmail etiquette fied by Greek black framed "Mit Luftschiff" flight cachet, red 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Amerika' receiver on front.

Airship, 1936, Jun 19
Greece acceptance for the HIndenburg 3rd North America flight, Athens to Brooklyn, bs Jun 22 1936 cds, registered (label) cover franked 23d 64l, canc Athens 15 Jun 36 cds, bilingual airmail etiquette fied by Greek black framed "Mit Luftschiff" flight cachet, red 'Deutsche Luftpost/Europa-Amerika' receiver on front.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Third North America Flight, Frankfurt to New York, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover franked 75pf, ms '5 gm', canc Heilbronn/17.6.36 cds, red double ring 'Europa-NordAmerika cachet, typed "mit Luftschiff/ab Frankfurt/19.Juni".

Airship, 1936, Jun 19
Third North America Flight, Frankfurt to New York, no arrival ds, imprint airmail etiquette cover franked 75pf, ms '5 gm', canc Heilbronn/17.6.36 cds, red double ring 'Europa-NordAmerika cachet, typed "mit Luftschiff/ab Frankfurt/19.Juni".

Perceived Value

(Airship) Rio de Janeiro to Friedrichshafen, Air France orange border envelope franked Rs 4200 metre mark, black Correo Aereo/ 3 Ago 1936/Districto Federal cds. also red semicircle Rio de Janeiro 2.8.36 and black circular 'Servicio Aereo Transoceanico/Brasil-Europa' confirmation cachet. Image.

Airship, 1936, Aug 3
Rio de Janeiro to Friedrichshafen, Air France orange border envelope franked Rs 4200 metre mark, black Correo Aereo/ 3 Ago 1936/Districto Federal cds. also red semicircle Rio de Janeiro 2.8.36 and black circular 'Servicio Aereo Transoceanico/Brasil-Europa' confirmation cachet. Image.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Rio de Janeiro to Friedrichshafen, Air France orange border envelope franked Rs 4200 metre mark, black Correo Aereo/ 3 Ago 1936/Districto Federal cds. also red semicircle Rio de Janeiro 2.8.36 and black circular 'Servicio Aereo Transoceanico/Brasil-Europa' confirmation cachet. Image.

Airship, 1936, Aug 3
Rio de Janeiro to Friedrichshafen, Air France orange border envelope franked Rs 4200 metre mark, black Correo Aereo/ 3 Ago 1936/Districto Federal cds. also red semicircle Rio de Janeiro 2.8.36 and black circular 'Servicio Aereo Transoceanico/Brasil-Europa' confirmation cachet. Image.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Netherlands acceptance for the Seventh ?Hindenburg? Flight to New York,  posted in Netherlands with 12 1/2c  stampsl, red double ring cachet depicting flying boat and Zeppelin, plain cover, black 'Rotterdam/Waalhaven' hs..

Airship, 1936, Aug 14
Netherlands acceptance for the Seventh ?Hindenburg? Flight to New York, posted in Netherlands with 12 1/2c stampsl, red double ring cachet depicting flying boat and Zeppelin, plain cover, black 'Rotterdam/Waalhaven' hs..

Perceived Value

(Airship) Hindenburgh, 8th North America Flight, souvenir B&W PPC showing airship in flight, franked 75pf, canc 'On Board' Deutche Luftpost/19.9.36/Europa-Nord Amerika cds , magenta double ring 'Europa-Nord Amerika' cachet.

Airship, 1936, Sep 19
Hindenburgh, 8th North America Flight, souvenir B&W PPC showing airship in flight, franked 75pf, canc 'On Board' Deutche Luftpost/19.9.36/Europa-Nord Amerika cds , magenta double ring 'Europa-Nord Amerika' cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) South Atlantic Airmail Service, Brazil to Sweden, bs Malmo 5/10, pale grey airmail cover franked 4200R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, carried by DLH Graf Zeppelin, flight G562, which dropped mail for Frankfurt at Las Palmas on 4/10. See Graue and Duggan p 202.

Airship, 1936, Oct 1
South Atlantic Airmail Service, Brazil to Sweden, bs Malmo 5/10, pale grey airmail cover franked 4200R, canc Rio de Janeiro cds, carried by DLH Graf Zeppelin, flight G562, which dropped mail for Frankfurt at Las Palmas on 4/10. See Graue and Duggan p 202.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Airship, Eighth North America flight of the Hindenburg, Frankfurt-Lakehurst, no arrival ds, On Board postmark, red flight confirmation cachet, attractive B&W PPC, franked 65pf showing L129 Hindenburg leaving hangar in Rhein-Main near Frankfurt.

Airship, 1936, Oct 07
Airship, Eighth North America flight of the Hindenburg, Frankfurt-Lakehurst, no arrival ds, On Board postmark, red flight confirmation cachet, attractive B&W PPC, franked 65pf showing L129 Hindenburg leaving hangar in Rhein-Main near Frankfurt.

Perceived Value

(Airship) Airship, Tenth North America flight of the Hindenburg, Frankfurt-Lakehurst, no arrival ds, on Board postmark, red flight confirmation cachet, Hindenburg souvenir cover addressed to the Gaumont British Picture Group, Broadway, franked 700pf, some toning. on Zep stamps.

Airship, 1936, Oct 07
Airship, Tenth North America flight of the Hindenburg, Frankfurt-Lakehurst, no arrival ds, on Board postmark, red flight confirmation cachet, Hindenburg souvenir cover addressed to the Gaumont British Picture Group, Broadway, franked 700pf, some toning. on Zep stamps.

Perceived Value

(Airship) First mail carrying flight of the new LZ 130 'Graf Zepelin' to the Sudetenland, plain cover franked102pf, red circular flight conirmation cachet.

Airship, 1938, Dec 1
First mail carrying flight of the new LZ 130 'Graf Zepelin' to the Sudetenland, plain cover franked102pf, red circular flight conirmation cachet.

Perceived Value

(Airship) First mail carrying flight of the new LZ 130 'Graf Zepelin' to the Sudetenland, plain cover, 19x12cm, franked100pf, red circular flight conirmation cachet.

Airship, 1938, Dec 1
First mail carrying flight of the new LZ 130 'Graf Zepelin' to the Sudetenland, plain cover, 19x12cm, franked100pf, red circular flight conirmation cachet.

Perceived Value