Category Archives: Postal 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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LZ-129 HINDENBURG, ZEPPELIN CRASH MAIL wins AAMS and FISA awards

Share  The American Philatelic Society awarded Dieter Leder the George D. Kingdom Award for the Best Aerophilatelic Book in 2012: LZ-129 HINDENBURG, ZEPPELIN CRASH MAIL. FISA, the International Ferderation of Aero-Philatelic Societies awarded Dieter Leder the FISA-Silver Medal for LZ-129 … 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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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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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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Graue and Klein with zeppelin and catapult double-win at SESCAL 2011

ShareJim Graue and Allen Klein scored a double-win at the SASCAL 2011 exhibition held in Los Angeles, CA on October 14 – 16, 2011: Jim Graue won the Grand Award in the multiple-frame class with his exhibit German North Atlantic … 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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