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LZ 126 "USS Los Angeles (ZR-3)"
20 Pictures from the Airship in Original Photos

Rare four flap portfolio with orange cloth connecting flaps with base, three tan boards, and cover in blue with white printing and gold lettering.

Internally are 20 loose real photographs plus a one page intro page with some info and technical data on the Zeppelin.

Comprising images of its maiden voyage from Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, New Jersey 15-Oct-1924, its construction, airship skeleton views, an interior of the passenger cabin, a group portrait of the crew, and portraits of Zeppelin's bigwigs including inventor "Graf Zeppelin" (Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin) and Dr. Hugo Eckner, the chairman of the company and commander of the ship on its first voyage, portrait of "Dr. ing. h. c. Durr, Director of the shipyard", "gondola with 400-PS Maybach motor" and chart of various dirigible types

The twenty photos are 8-1/2 x 6-1/4 inches (with orientation varying) tipped onto a brown paper in turn tipped onto card stock with letterpress captions.

Hardcover Portfolio

  • 20 loose real silver gelatin photographs
  • 1 info text page

In good condition.
Portfolio rubbed and dusty. Occasionally faint foxing and slightly finger stained, else ok.

Approx/Measurements: 9-3/4" x 12-3/4"  ~2.65 lbs.

Published by Luftschiffbau Zeppelin
in ~1924


Airmail Free Airmail shipping from Germany with recorded delivery