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Graf Zeppelin First American Flight postcard

Sieger Catalog: 21.A
Description:

Postcard flown on the first flight of the Graf Zeppelin to America from Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst on October 11, 1928. A flight confirmation postmark "Mit Luftschiff LZ127 befördert" (flown by airship LZ127) is affixed as well as a German 2 reichsmark special zeppelin postage stamp (Scott C36) tied by a Friedrichshafen postmark dated October 7, 1928. The postcard is addressed to Kobe, Japan, and also bears a transit New York postmark dated October 16, 1928 and a receiving postmark in Kobe dated November 3, 1928.

Date:
1928
Medium:
paper; ink
Museum ID:
0.222097.2.7.1
Place of Origin:
Olbernhau, Germany (German republic)
Place of Destination:
Kobe, JAPAN (constitutional monarchy)

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