Graf Zeppelin World Flight cover
Cover dispatched from Japan and carried by the LZ127 Graf Zeppelin from Tokyo to Lakehurst on its 1929 world flight. The letter bears the special cachet "First Round-The-World Flight by Graf Zeppelin / Tokio. O.P.O 1929" in red. Postage has been affixed with Japanese stamps on both sides of the cover in the amount of Y3.10, the correct letter-rate from Tokyo to Lakehurst. The stamps are tied with a Tokyo postmark dated August 21, 1929. The reverse side of the cover also bears a special "Graf Zeppelin Round the World Flight" receiver postmark from Lakehurst, New Jersey, dated August 29, 1929.