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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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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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75 years airport Flughafen Frankfurt Rhein Main

Share75 years ago, on 8 July 1936, Frankfurt Rhein Main airport was officially opened. A Junkers Ju 52 Auntie Ju / Tante Ju aiplane was the first aircraft to land at Frankfurt Rhein Main airport. Later on that day, airship … Continue reading

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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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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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Today in history: LZ-127 departs for Chicago World’s Fair

ShareToday (October 26) in 1933, LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin departs Akron for Chicago’s “A Century of Progress” World’s Fair and returns after a brief landing at Chicago.

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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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