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Graf Zeppelin World Flight cover

Sieger Catalog: 31.B
Description:

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.

Date:
1929
Medium:
paper; ink
Museum ID:
0.222097.5.7.1
Place:
Germany (German empire)

  • Graf Zeppelin World Flight cover
  • Graf Zeppelin World Flight cover
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