The aerophilatelic literature published by the members of the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP .
LZ-129 HINDENBURG, ZEPPELIN CRASH MAIL
On May 6, 1937, airship LZ-129 Hindenburg crashed at Lakehurst, NJ. Of the 17,000 mailpieces onboard, only 357 were officially recovered. Described is the mail handling before and during the flight and all nine mail recovery operations. A 120-pages census lists all recovered articles and illustrates them, if documented. Eastbound mail intended for the return flight is also part of the Hindenburg crash mail story.
CATALOGO STORICO DESCRITTIVO DEGLI AEROGRAMMI ZEPPELIN DI ITALIA - COLONIE ITALIANE - SAN MARINO - VATICANO - 1929 - 1939
Catalogue of zeppelin mail from Italy, Italian Colonies, San Marino and Vatican City from the period 1929 - 1939. This covers the flights of LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin, LZ-129 Hindenburg and LZ-130 Graf Zeppelin II. 972 covers are listed and 730 of them are illustrated. Included is also a price list for all of this material.
Grand Duchesss Eleanore´s Postkartenwoche,
The Rhein/Main Airmails
Basic information on the 1912 Rhein-Main airmails as well as detailed descriptions and analysis of the flown mail. Easy to read for beginners as well as for experts.
The 1933 Chicago World´s Fair
This is not a philatelic zeppelin book, but gives a fascinating behind-the-scenes view of the 1933 Chicago world’s fair: The airship LZ-127 "Graf Zeppelin" was there in October 1933.
Wenn es doch Tag gewesen wäre!
An aerophilatelic study on the LZ-127 "Graf Zeppelin" flight to Palestine (Orient Flight) in 1929. This hardbound book presents brand new information on the flight, crew, passengers and on flown mail.
The compendium of Italian airmail. Not much of zeppelins in this book, but this country has a rich history of aviation which explains why this book came out with 630 pages and thousands of images.
Malta Zeppelin Mail
Hindenburg crash mail from the collection of Luftschiffkapitän Heinrich Bauer
Jim Graue and Dieter Leder
German North Atlantic Catapult Flights
The reference catalogue for Lloyd-Flugpost, the German North Atlantic Catapult Flights 1929-1935. Certainly the most comprehensive listing for the catapult flights and also for catapult/Zeppelin combinations. Easy to use spiral bound catalogue.
ZEPPELIN POST KATALOG
The first Sieger-Katalog was published in the 30´s and was more an order list then a Zeppelin mail catalogue. The current edition is the 22nd edition and includs also the latest Zeppelin NT mail.
Manfred Lösemann and Werner Rau
Zeppelin "LZ 126-ZR3",
Handbuch über die Postbeförderung
The most comprehensive book on the LZ-126 ZR3 airship which later became the USS Los Angeles. Lösemann and Rau describe in detail all seven test flights and the transfer flight to the US. Booklet comes with price list for flown and non-flown items.