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German GRAF ZEPPELIN Book 1928 LZ127 ECKENER Airship Lakehurst America has been added to your Cart

Zeppelin World Travels


From the first airship 1899 up to the travels of the LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin

Marvelous book which tells the story of German Zeppelins, including their history, construction and operation.
The small silver-bromide photos from cigarette packages are pasted on heavy album-style pages. Includes maps of Zeppelin
trips all over the world. Some photos show happy passengers using restaurant, wash room and staterooms aboard zeppelin,
also aerial photos of cities and locations around the world, including U.S. Capitol, London Bridge, Kremlin and others,
where some of these locations were bombed many years later in WWII.

The following voyages are depicted in the album:
LZ126/ ZR III - America Flight 1924; LZ127 America Flight 1928;
LZ127 Spain Flight 1929; World Voyage 1929 (Japan ..!);
England Flight - 1931; South America Flight (Brazil) 1930;
Moscow Flight 1930; Egypt Flight 1931;

... complete with all tobacco cards!

Album Style

  • 54 sheets
  • Frontispiece photo of Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin with tissue guard
  • 262 out of 264 silver-bromide photos
  • 1 silver-metal foil image of the worldflight coin of 1930
  • 3 maps and 3 full page and other in-text drawings

In good exterior and good interior condition.
Wrappers lightly rubbed and stained, 2 photos missing (#125 and #253), otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 9-1/2" x 13-1/4"  ~2.4 lbs.


Published by Cigarette Picture Service 1932
 






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