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$195.00

1928 Graf Zeppelin - First Trans-Atlantic Crossing - Germany to U.S.

First Trans-Atlantic Crossing – Germany to U.S.
The world had never seen anything like the 772-foot, cigar-shaped dirigible on its first flight from Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, N.J. In its cargo hold were the first airmail cards and letters sent from Europe to the United States! Few can ever hope to own these rare 85-year-old covers bearing the world's first Zeppelin stamps! Stamps and covers will vary.

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$190.00

1928 Graf Zeppelin - First Trans-Atlantic Return Flight - U.S. to Germany

First Trans-Atlantic Return Flight - U.S. to Germany
Adolf Hitler was just beginning to make noise in Europe when this historic 1928 cover came on board Graf Zeppelin LZ-127 at Lakehurst, NJ, launching site of the first transatlantic airmail flight from the U.S. to Germany. The cachet and postmark certify the cover's arrival at its home base of Friedrichshafen, Germany. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$190.00

1929 Graf Zeppelin - Round the World Flight

Around the World in 22 Days! At 20 stories high and two city blocks long, the Graf Zeppelin airship cut a dramatic swath across the sky on its historic, first round-the-world flight. On board was a special manifest of covers with the designations Lakehurst, Friedrichshafen, Tokyo and Los Angeles, stamped in purple. Stamps and covers will vary. More...
$160.00

1930 Graf Zeppelin Flight to England

Apr 26 - Apr 27 Friedrichshafen, Germany to Cardington, England AAMC Z103.  Stamps and covers will vary.

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$160.00

1930 Graf Zeppelin East Prussia Flight


Aug 23 - Aug 25 Friedrichshafen to Berlin or Konigsberg AAMC Z127. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$160.00

1931 Graf Zeppelin Pommeranian Flight


May 3 - May 4 Germany to Stettin (now part of Poland on the Baltic Sea) AAMC Z152. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$195.00

1933 Century of Progress U.S. Flight

Highlighting the 1933 Chicago World's Fair was a visit by the famed German airship, Graf Zeppelin on its landmark 50th Trans-Atlantic crossing. To commemorate the Exposition and flight, the U.S. Post Office issued a special 50¢ "Baby Zeppelin" stamp. Our rare, nearly 80-year-old cover features both the stamp and the Century of Progress cachet! More...
$150.00

1936 Graf Zeppelin 9th South American Flight


Sept 9 - Sept 21 Germany to Brazil AAMC Z283. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$150.00

1936 Graf Zeppelin 13th South American Flight


Nov 11 - Dec 1 Germany to Brazil AAMC Z287. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$95.00

1936 Hindenburg March Trial Flight LZ 129


March 23 First Flight of the Hindenburg Friedrichshafen AAMC Z400. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$99.00

1936 Hindenburg - First Trans-Atlantic Flight - Germany to U.S.

1936 First Trans-Atlantic Crossing - Germany to U.S.
Maiden voyage of the Hindenburg! Bearing both German and New York cancellations, this historic cover flew aboard the last of the great Zeppelins and pride of the Third Reich and is a genuine piece of history! A year later it would explode in mid-air while docking at the U.S. naval Air Station in Lakehurst, New Jersey. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$99.00

1936 Hindenburg - First Trans-Atlantic Return Flight - U.S. to Germany

1936 Trans-Atlantic Return Flight - U.S. to Germany
Carried on the return leg of the famous Zeppelin's crossing from Lakehurst, New Jersey to Frankfurt, Germany, this rare flight cover bears the official First Flight cache. The New York and German cancellations certify its authenticity. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$75.00

1936 Hindenburg 2nd North American Flight


May 17 - 23 Germany to the United States AAMC Z405. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$80.00

1936 Hindenburg 3rd North American Flight


Jun 19 - Jun 26 Germany to United States AAMC Z410. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$85.00

1936 Hindenburg 8th North American Flight


Sep 17 - Sep 24 Germany to United States AAMC Z420. Stamps and covers will vary.

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$325.00

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$325.00

# C13 - 65¢ Over Atlantic Ocean - green

After two successful seasons, the Zeppelin Company planned a round trip from Germany to the United States by way of Brazil, with the Graf Zeppelin to carry mail on all legs of the route. The 65¢ stamp paid the rate for a post card on a single leg of the trip. Scott C13 Zeppelin Over Atlantic Ocean

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Mint

$600.00

Used

$525.00

# C14 - $1.30 Between Continents - brown

Showing the Graf Zeppelin travelling westward between the continents, the $1.30 stamp paid the post card and letter rates for certain legs of the May 1930 Europe-Pan American Flight, depending on the distance between stops. Scott C14 $1.30 Zeppelin Between Continents

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Mint

$950.00

Used

$850.00

# C15 - $2.60 Zeppelin & Globe - blue

This beautiful stamp depicts the Graf Zeppelin emerging from the clouds and passing across the globe. The $2.60 stamp paid the letter rate for certain legs of the May 1930 Europe-Pan American Flight, or could be combined with the $1.30 stamp to pay the $3.90 fee for the complete round trip. Scott C15 $2.60 Zeppelin Passing Globe

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$140.00

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$110.00

# C18 - 50¢ Graf Zeppelin - green

On a 1933 flight from Germany to the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago, the Graf Zeppelin crossed the Atlantic to South America, then flew to Miami, Florida and Akron, Ohio before finally arriving in the Windy City. This treasured airmail commemorative is affectionately called "The Baby Zeppelin".

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