Category Archives: ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL

Zeppelin L4 (LZ-27) crashed at Denmark, fuel shortage

ShareToday in history: On 17 Februar 1915, German naval airship L4 crashed at the shore near Blaavandshuk, Denmark. The airship was on the return flight of a scouting mission along the Norwegian coast when they were facing strong head winds … Continue reading

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Fred Wiseman – First airmail flight 100 years ago

ShareOn this day in 1911, the first airmail flight took place. Fred Wiseman flew on a self-made Wisman-Peters plane 15 miles from Petaluma to Santa Rosa, California, USA. The flight took two days with a total flying time of only … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Post Journal, Winter 2010 issue

Share The Winter 2010 issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL is ready. Enjoy a sneak preview of the 32-pages issue with the full index here: http://www.ezep.de/zpj/2010wi.html The selected web article by Richard Gibbons about double-marked zeppelin LZ-127 Rome Flight covers … Continue reading

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BEIJING 2009 AEROPEX opened one year ago

ShareToday one year ago, BEIJING 2009 AEROPEX opened. This was the specialized airmail exhibition which was held in Beijing from November 12 – 16, 2009. And it was one of the best aerophilatelic shows ever. We are all looking forward … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Study Group auf der Briefmarkenmesse Sindelfingen

ShareDie ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP trifft sich auf der Briefmarkenmesse Sindelfingen: Das Treffen findet am Samstag, den 30. Oktober 2010 um 14 Uhr im Mercure Hotel gleich neben der Messe statt. Treffpunkt ist ist die Tagungssuite Nummer 6 (TS6). Neben einer … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-129 Hindenburg crash cover from May 6, 1937

ShareFlying from Frankfurt, Germany to Lakehurst, NJ, USA, zeppelin LZ-129 HINDENBURG carried on the 1st North America Flight 1937 a total of 8 mail bags containing 17,609 cards, covers and parcels. When approaching Lakehurst, the airship burst into flames. Only … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-5, Z-II strands at Weilburg, 100 years ago

Share 100 years ago, on April 25, 1910, German airship Zeppelin LZ-5, which was also known as military airship Z-II, stranded at Weilburg and was completely destroyed. Contemporary newspaper reports about that crash can be found here: http://www.weilburg-lahn.info/zeppelin/z2_3.htm And if … Continue reading

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Zeppelin Post Journal, Spring2010 issue

Share The Spring2010 issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL is done, a sneak preview is online at http://www.ezep.de/zpj/2010sp.html

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Fall2009 issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL online

ShareThe Fall2009 issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL is now online. This is a special issue for the BEIJING 2009 AEROPEX international airmail show. To see details of the new issue, follow this link: http://www.ezep.de/index.html

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ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL press recognition

ShareThe special issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL about the zeppelin mail forgeries (http://www.ezep.de/zpj/2009ibra.html) gets national and international press recognition: The current issue of the Stamp Magazine from England is featuring the forgeries story. The story appears in their printed … Continue reading

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