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ARTICLES

Aerophilatelic articles on zeppelin mail are usually found in the printed media of stamp collecting societies. More and more articles on zeppelin mail appear on the internet and are accessible for the public readership.

This link collection gives an overview of online articles dealing with zeppelin mail.


 

 


articles
Web-articles from the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL

One article of each ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL is selected the WEB ARTICLE. This article is published in the printed edition of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL and also online on www.eZEP.de.

The following web-articles are online:

LINDEMANN ON BOARD AGAIN?
Summer2013 issue, by Heinz Petermann
http://www.ezep.de/article/2013su_lindemann.html

SCOTT #573A - A GLORIOUS PHILATELIC ITEM
Spring2013 issue, by Bob Wilcsek
http://www.ezep.de/article/2013sp_glorious_philately.html

ZEPPELIN COMBINATION MAIL
Winter2012 issue, by Wolfgang Porges
http://www.ezep.de/article/2012wi_zeppelin_combination.html

CLASSIFYING SIEGER ONBOARD MAIL FROM THE PAN-AMERICA FLIGHT 1930
Fall2012 issue, by Hugo Wagner
http://www.ezep.de/article/2012fa_sieger_onboard_mail.html

THE CAPELLMEISTER IN ARGENTINA
Summer2012 issue, by Manfred Küchler
http://www.ezep.de/article/2012su_capellmeister.html

FIRE AND ICE: HINDENBURG AND TITANIC
Spring2012 issue, by Dieter Leder
http://www.ezep.de/article/2012sp_fire_and_ice.html

EARLIEST PICTURE POSTCARD TAKEN ONBOARD A ZEPPELIN
Winter2011 issue, by Dr. Jürgen Eichler
http://www.ezep.de/article/2011wi_earliest_onboard_card.html

WANTED - HINDENBURG CRASH MAIL
Fall2011 issue, by Dieter Leder
http://www.ezep.de/article/2011fa_wanted_hindenburg_crash_mail.html

A 5 LIRA FRANKING... AND A SURPRISE
Summer2011 issue, by Luigi Farina
http://www.ezep.de/article/2011su_rome_flight_signatures.html

100 YEARS BORDSTEMPEL
Spring2011 issue, by Dieter Leder
http://www.ezep.de/article/2011sp_100_years_bordstempel.html

DOUBLE MARKINGS ON ROME FLIGHT COVERS
Winter2010 issue, by Richard Gibbons
http://www.ezep.de/article/2010wi_doub.html

A MISDIRECTED CATAPULT COVER
Fall2010 issue, by Joachim Schaper
http://www.ezep.de/article/2010fa_saf.html

TO CHILE AND THEN TO PERU
Summer2010 issue, by Jürgen Kalkbrenner
http://www.ezep.de/article/2010su_chile.html

ON BOARD THE VADUZ FLIGHT 1931
Spring2010 issue, by Rob Brumleve and Jonas Lanter
http://www.ezep.de/article/2010sp_ch.html

Zeppelin mail from China
Fall2009 issue, by Dieter Leder
http://www.ezep.de/article/2009fa_china.html

Siemens-Schuckert crew
SUMMER2009 issue, by Dean Rodina
http://www.ezep.de/article/crew.html

LZ-129, Liechtenstein Olympia Flight
SPRING2009 issue, by Geoff Reynolds
http://www.ezep.de/article/fl.html

LZ-127, US-dispatches sent from Miami to Europe
WINTER2008 issue, by Jo Bach
http://www.ezep.de/article/miami.html

LZ-129, A rare Greek LZ 129 Hindenburg dispatch
FALL2008 issue, by Alexios Papadopoulus
http://www.ezep.de/article/greek.html

LZ-127, US-destination covers from the Rome Flight
SUMMER2008 issue, by Bob Wilcsek
http://www.ezep.de/article/rome.html

Zeppelin NT, Different Friedrichshafen postmarks
SPRING2008 issue, by Werner Helms
http://www.ezep.de/article/rome.html


 

 


articles
Web-articles from THE ZEPPELIN COLLECTOR

Selected articles from THE ZEPPELIN COLLECTOR are available as WEB-ARTICLES. These articles were published in the printed edition of the THE ZEPPELIN COLLECTOR and also online on www.eZEP.de.

The following web-articles are online:

Flown U.S. Navy Blimp Mail
January 1998 issue, by Cheryl Ganz
http://www.ezep.de/article/us-blimps.html

Voyage To The Land of the Pharaohs:
The Graf Zeppelin's 1931 Egyptian Flight
October 2006 issue, by Jim Hill
http://www.ezep.de/article/egypt.pdf

Ludwig W. Staehle Cachets on Zeppelin Mail
January and July 2009 issues, by Cheryl Ganz
http://www.ezep.de/article/staehle.html

THE ZEPPELIN COLLECTOR was discontinued in early 2012. An index to all issues (1968 - 2012) was compiled by Cheryl Ganz and is available online.

Index to THE ZEPPELIN COLLECTOR, 1968-2012
by Cheryl Ganz
http://www.ezep.de/article/Zeppelin_Collector_Index.pdf


 

 


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Other zeppelin mail articles about a specific flight

LZ-126 ZRIII Los Angeles, 1924 Flensburg drop (video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lCmqIz63Oc

LZ-127 Orient Flight 1929
http://www.collect.co.il/content.aspx?id=348

LZ-127 Round the World Flight 1929
http://www.gps.nu/pub/anniversary/page58.html

LZ-127 Finland Flight 1930
http://pallo.net/artikkelit/lz127/

LZ-127 Hungary Flight 1931
http://www.terra.es/personal/fsegues/zeppelinAn.htm

LZ-127 Polar Flight 1931
http://www.qsl.net/kg0yh/graf.htm

The LZ-127 and a Century of Progress Flight
http://www.coverspecialist.com/grap_zep_history.html

Zeppelin Posts at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair: Integrating Collector and Historian Methodologies, by Cheryl Ganz
http://si-pddr.si.edu/dspace/bitstream/10088/11087/1/55_Hist-Tech_Lera_web_FINAL.pdf

$1 Duck Stamp LZ-127 zeppelin/catapult combination
http://www.arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=186090

LZ-129 zeppelin mail from Estonia to North America
http://www.efur.se/articles/hindenburg.html

LZ-129 Hindenburg Crash Mail
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/museum/1d_Hindenburg.html


 

 


articles
Other articles about zeppelin stamps

US zeppelin stamps 1930 and 1933
http://budrow69.blogspot.com/2006/03/graf-zeppelin.html

The Parahyba zeppelin stamp from Brazil, 1930
http://www.aknoth.commercial.de/Phil/com-parahyba.html

Iceland 1931 zeppelin Stamps
http://www.pherber.com/stamps/iceland/zeppelin/

Forged 1931 Liechtenstein zeppelin Stamps
http://www.pro-philatelie.de/faelschungen/liechtenstein/liechtenstein.html


 

 


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Other zeppelin mail articles about specific airships

Kommando L-59, LZ-104 Africa airship
http://www.balpex.org/philatelist.html

US Navy blimp mail
http://www.naval-airships.org/9801zep.html


 

 


articles
Other articles of interest

Do you know who Clara Adams is?
http://www.coverspecialist.com/cadams.html


 

 



 

ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER2015

An issue full of curiosities: Forgotten mail, identical addresses and registration numbers, a new Italy Flight, invalid US airmail stamps and an overbooked airship - Winter 2015! [READ MORE]

 
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ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL 2015

A faked nude, revelations, world records, first days, new insights - it all depends on your way of seeing. And there are 1000 ways of seeing.... Fall 2015! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER 2015

It is quite mystic: Half of the Zeppelin mail from Port Gdansk is missing, dropped mail never showed up, and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was planned on the 1929 Zeppelin World Flight.... Summer 2015! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SPRING 2015

Zeppelin mail which fell into the water and LZ-127 assisting in the South Atlantic with rescue operations for the emergency landed catapult aircraft 'Tornado'. In addition we have SCADTA mail and zeppelin mail to Australia. Spring 2015! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER 2014

The South American connecting flights of the 1930 Pan America Flight, 3rd part: What really happened, May 24 - June 7, 1930. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL 2014

The South American connecting flights of the 1930 Pan America Flight, 2nd part: What really happened, April 30 - May 23, 1930. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER 2014

The South American connecting flights of the 1930 Pan America Flight, 1st part: Background, ideas and planning. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SPRING 2014

Prêt-à-porter: The new dress code and grading of the DZR, a Whitsun excursion to South America and summer vacation onboard the zeppelin. Life can be so good.... [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER 2013

What are the King, the President, two Ministers, the chief of the Air Force and the Miss Hungary doing on board the zeppelin? They play Zeppelin Sudoku [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL 2013

New details and insights about the most famous zeppelin stamp: The Parahyba Provisional issue from Brazil from 1930. What really (not) happened at Parahyba. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER 2013

Connections from Cyrenaica and Tripolitania, from Bern to Cuba, flights within Bolivia and the story to ride and not to fly the Atlantic. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SPRING2013

Roses, diamonds, offspring, intimate details of Lady Drummond Hay, Dr. Eckener's affair and airship captain Bauer's secret fiancee - it is springtime and love is in the air..... [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER2012

With interesting reports about the captain of the Russian icebreaker Malyguin, zeppelin mail addressed to Mexico, zeppelin sheds at Lemberg, affranchissement perçu notes from Egypt, zeppelin mail in California and other fascinating stories. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL2012

A dinner at Los Angeles, the Gordon Bennett Race, unrecorded zeppelin mail from Danzig and Venezuela, the German Emperor, the Grand Duke and media tycoon William Randolph Hearst - we celebrate 100 years of Flugpost am Rhein und Main. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER2012

It is summer time: The first mail drop over Heligoland, a trip to the Orient, zeppelin crew member Thasler on vacation and 100 years ago, the first post office opened onboard an airship. This was on July 17, 1912. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SPRING2012

What have hot dogs, fast immigration into the US without a pasport, blind people, a crew member not onboard, ghosts and the Titanic in common? Hard to believe, 75 years ago, airship LZ-129 HINDENBURG crashed at Lakehurst, NJ. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER2011

An issue with the earliest picture postcard taken onboard a zeppelin, a census on Port Gdansk zeppelin mail, Japanese zeppelin NT mail, catapult mail and GRAF ZEPPELIN over Brenner's Hotel at Baden-Baden, just to mention the variety of articles. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL2011

Wanted: Zeppelin mail from Ethiopia and LZ-129 HINDENBURG crash mail! This issue also reports about zeppelin stamps from Finland and Paraguay and about zeppelin mail from Japan, the Bahamas, Guatemala and from Liechtenstein. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER2011

From Asterix to Zeppelin, from Mary to Dorothy, from Greece to Iceland, from Orly to Le Bourget, from Josef to Magda and from Columbia back to Austria: Enjoy the Summer 2011 issue! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SPRING2011

The jubilee issue, it is the 100th issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL. And 100 is the topic of this issue with Count Zeppelin's 100th birthday, LZ-100, flight number 100, 100 dropped pieces, registration number 100, R100 and 100 years Bordstempel. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER2010

Why the zeppelin was making a detour because of Spelterini, why LZ-127 GRAF ZEPPELIN flew over Canada and why the NT BODENSEE is back from Japan. This issue links also zeppelins with the Aegean Islands and the Falkland Islands. And we have found a new zeppelin cachet. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL2010

Arbed, Alix, Alrun and Aladin, but also Canada, Köhler, catapult and Ciampino: just to name a few key words of the Fall2010 issue which contains also paintings and lyrics. [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER2010

In addition to Maybach cars, Euro and US$ exchange rates and helicopters in the Antarctic, the Summer2010 issue of the ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL deals also with World War I zeppelin mail and zeppelin mail from Paraguay, the Bahamas and Canada. [READ MORE]