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100 years Bordstempel – eZEP-newsletter April 2011

ShareDear Aerophilatelist, do you know what happened today in history 75 and 100 years ago? Well, 75 years ago, on 10 April 1936, LZ-129 HINDENBURG arrived back at Friedrichshafen, the airship was returning from the first South America Flight 1936, … Continue reading

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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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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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Today in history: LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin at Washington and New York

ShareIt was the first commercial Atlantic crossing by air, operated by the famous airship LZ-127 “Graf Zeppelin”. The flight departed Friedrichshafen, Germany 11 October 1928 and after only four days, on 15 October 1928 the airship reached the USA. Coming … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

ShareWishing all of you a Merry Christmas!

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New Italian zeppelin mail catalogue out

ShareFiorenzo Longhi published an new zeppelin mail catalogue: Zeppelin mail from Italy, Italian Colonies, San Marino and Vatican City from the period 1929 – 1939. This covers the flights of LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin, LZ-129 Hindenburg and LZ-130 Graf Zeppelin II. … Continue reading

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Zeppelin LZ-127 and Zeppelin NT-07 first flight anniversary

ShareThis day in 1928, airship LZ-127 “Graf Zeppelin” made the first flight. This day in 1997, airship Zeppelin NT-07 “Friedrichshafen” made the first flight. Both happened at the city of Friedrichshafen.

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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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