Category Archives: History

Free trial of the Daily Mail archive, London – perfect for zeppelin research

ShareFree trial of the Daily Mail (London newspaper) archive – but keep in mind, it finishes on 20 July!  http://www.galeuk.com/trials/dailymail-opentrial/

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Luftpost und Zeppelinpost in Friedrichshafen Bodensee, Vortrag am 7.6.2013

ShareWie Friedrichshafen eine Luftpoststation geworden ist Friedrichshafen -  Anlässlich des Jubiläums „175 Jahre Graf Zeppelin“ gibt es am Freitag, 7. Juni, eine Führung, bei der die Geschichte Friedrichshafens als Luftpoststation aufgezeigt wird. Treff ist nach Mitteilung aus der Stadtverwaltung um 14.30 … Continue reading

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Schweizerisches Luftposthandbuch 2013 vom SAV, neu

ShareDer Schweizerische Aerophilatelisten Verein präsentiert gerade in Zürich das neue Schweizerische Luftposthandbuch 2013, 950 Seiten, in Farbe und voller neuer Informationen. Weitere Informationen folgen in der nächsten Ausgabe des ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL!!!!

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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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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 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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Lecture at Royal Aeronautical Society at London Heathrow, British Airways

ShareThere is a lecture on 8 December 2011 at the Heathrow branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) by Albert Barnes about his 80 years in aviation, which started with seeing the Zeppelin at age 6 in Brighton. Lecture starts … Continue reading

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Olympic Games 1936 Berlin and zeppelin airship LZ-129 Hindenburg

ShareOn 1 August 1936, the Olympic Games at Berlin, Germany were opened. On that occasion, airship LZ-129 HINDENBURG flew from Frankfurt to Berlin, it was the so called “Olympic Flight”. After circling over Berlin Olympic Stadium, the airship dropped the … Continue reading

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80 years ago: LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin Polar Flight in 1931, icebreaker Malyguin

ShareDo you know what happened today in history 80 years ago? On 24 July 1931, airship LZ-127 GRAF ZEPPELIN departed Friedrichshafen at 9.55 a.m. to fly to Berlin. It was the first leg of the famous Polar Flight. The next … Continue reading

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Longhi received AAMS George D. Kingdom Award for Italian zeppelin book

ShareFioreno Longhi received the AAMS George D. Kingdom Literature Award  for his Italian zeppelin mail book CATALOGO STORICO DESCRITTIVO DEGLI AEROGRAMMI ZEPPELIN DI ITALIA – COLONIE ITALIANE – SAN MARINO – VATICANO – 1929 – 1939. Congratulations! For more information on … Continue reading

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