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Thanksgiving Greetings sent by zeppelin

ShareThe Zeppelin Study Group is wishing you all a blessed Thanksgiving! For more information on zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia: The web portal for zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia: http://www.eZEP.de/ The board for zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia: http://www.eZEPtalk.de/ Find … Continue reading

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Airship Ventures Ceases Operations

ShareAirship Ventures Ceases Operations Lacking Sponsorship, World’s Largest Passenger Airship Grounded as of Today MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., November 14, 2012 – Airship Ventures, operators of the world’s largest passenger airship, the Zeppelin Eureka, have announced today that despite history-making successes … Continue reading

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Symposium Aerophilatelie @ IPHLA Mainz, Flugpost am Rhein und Main

ShareSymposium Aerophilatelie anlässlich der Literaturausstellung IPHLA in Mainz, November 2012

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ZEPPEX – zeppelin mail exhibition, Zeppelinpost Ausstellung

ShareDear Aerophilatelists! the ZEPPEX 2012 deadline has been moved to September 7, 2012 – this is tomorrow, Friday! If you plan to exhibit your zeppelin or airmail exhibit at the national US exhibition ZEPPEX/SESCAL, please act immediately and apply today. … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Study Group at BALPEX

Share51 collectors at the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP meeting at BALPEX! What a great meeting and show.

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Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg May 1, 1937 May Day Germany Flight, Cologne Drop

ShareOn this day, 75 years ago, zeppelin airship LZ-129 Hindenburg was scheduled to fly from Frankfurt to Berlin and back to Frankfurt. This Germany Flight was in connection with the May 1 (May Day) celebrations, a public holiday in Germany. … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg, last flight before crash at Lakehurst May 6, 1937

ShareOn April 27, 1937, LZ-129 Hindenburg made two flights: Flight number 61 departed Frankfurt at 8:25 a.m. to arrive back at Frankfurt at 3:24 p.m. A second shorter flight (flight number 62) departed Frankfurt at 4:20 p.m. to arrive back … Continue reading

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Gerhard Wolff (1929 – 2012)

ShareGerhard Wolff passed away peacefully at home on April 23, 2012. Gerhard was born at Hanover, Germany in 1929 and left Germany in 1941, immigrating to the United States. Stamps played always a significant part in Gerhard’s life, they even … Continue reading

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Zeppelin and airship memorabilia auction

ShareWallis & Wallis of Lewes, Sussex, England are selling the David Kirch Collection of Zeppelin and Airship Memorabilia! This is the largest known private collection of every aspect connected with airships and Zeppelins ever formed. The collection includes presentation pieces, … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg 1937 Flight Season started 75 years ago

ShareToday, 75 years ago: Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg departed Frankfurt at 8.21 a.m. for a round trip over Germany. It was the first zeppelin flight in 1937 and the beginning of the 1937 flight season. During that flight, Colonel General Ernst … Continue reading

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