Category Archives: Personal

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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Hall of Fame Award for Jim Graue and Ben Ramkissoon

ShareDedicated aerophilatelists Jim Graue and Ben Ramkissoon have recently received the Hall of Fame Award for their long-standing contributions to aerophilately. Ben Ramkissoon is rocket mail and Trinidad and Tobago expert, and Jim Graue is famous for his DLH Deutsche … 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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Dickson Preston on GPS board

ShareDickson Preston, well known zeppelin mail collector, was recently invited to join the Germany Philatelic Society Board of Directors. Together with GPS president Jim Graue and GPS treasurer Michael Peter, Dickson Preston is the third specialized zeppelin mail collector on … Continue reading

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Kuno Sollors passed away

ShareKuno Sollors passed away peacefully on 26 December 2010. Kuno was a dedicated aerophilatelist, expert, researcher, author and Honorary President of FISA. Kuno shaped the aerophilatelic world for decades. The aerophilatelic community has lost a good friend and mentor. Our … Continue reading

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100 Zeppelin Letters, congratulations Bob!

ShareBob Wilcsek published in the Airpost Journal, the monthly pblication of the American Airmail Society, his 100th Zeppelin Letter. His first Zeppelin Letter column in the Airpost Journal was published in June 1992 and Bob continuesly fed his readership with … Continue reading

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Jim Graue back on the board & new Editor-in-Chief

ShareNews from the BALPEX 2009 show: Congratulations to Jim Graue for winning the AAMS Grand Award and Show Reserve Grand Award at BALPEX 2009 with his exhibit German North Atlantic Catapult Airmail 1929-1935. Jim Graue was also selected to complete … Continue reading

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100 years – Happy Birthday!

ShareShe remembers the sound of the zeppelin engines and at school, they had to raise funds for the Zeppelin-Eckener-Spende (Zeppelin-Eckener-fund). In 1933 she spent the summer at Lake Constance and visited the airship hanger and airship LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin where … Continue reading

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Cheryl Ganz from the NPM on TV

ShareCheck out Fox 5 morning news: Cheryl Ganz is on TV! Cheryl is chief curator of philately at the National Postal Museum Washington DC and well known zeppelin mail collector. http://www.myfoxdc.com/dpp/mornings/holly_live/090309_holly_morris_national_postal_museum Source at www.eZEPtalk.de: http://www.ezeptalk.de/viewtopic.php?f=68&t=168

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Jim Graue new GPS president

ShareJim Graue is the new president of the Germany Philatelic Society (GPS) in the USA! His new vice president is Jerry Miller. Congratulations! Source: www.eZEPtalk.de, the board for zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia. Detailed link of source: http://www.ezeptalk.de/viewtopic.php?f=68&p=552#p552

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