General information
COLLECTIONS

In addition to the traditional way of exhibiting collections at philatelic shows, more and more collectors present their collections online in the world wide web.

This link collection gives an overview of the online zeppelin mail and airship memorabilia collections.


 

 


Collections
General zeppelin mail collections

National Postal Museum (Smithsonian)
The zeppelin mail collection of the US-National Postal Museum (Smithsonian).
http://www.arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=5&cmd=2&q=zeppelin&f=1&f=2&d_start=&d_end=&c=&lf=3

General zeppelin mail and stamps
From A to Z: The philatelic website of Bill Senkus with the letter Z dedicated to zeppelin mail.
http://alphabetilately.org/Z.html

Zeppelin mail - a thematic collection
The Song Xu-Lung, Beijing collection.
http://www.hbjy88.com/youzhan/ShowArticle.asp?ArticleID=5605

Zeppelin mail on facebook
The John Brennan album: Worldwide Zeppelin Flight Covers...
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000167075943#!/album.php?aid=32575&id=100001181450852

Interview with Cheryl Ganz on zeppelin mail
Cheryl Ganz talks about her hobby, zeppelin mail and her work as curator.
http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/an-interview-with-smithsonian-national-postal-museum-curator-and-zeppelin-stamps-expert-cheryl-ganz/


 

 


Collections
Zeppelin mail collections by topic

Airmail at Rhine and Main 1912
A dedicated website for the airmail at Rhine and Main 1912.
http://www.flugpost-rhein-main.de/

Airmail at Rhine and Main 1912
Stamps and covers from 1912: A marvelous exhibition collection online.
http://www.japhila.cz/hof/0275/index0275a.htm

Airmail at Rhine and Main 1912
Torsten Hornungs essay about the 1912 airmails.
http://www.wertfauna.de/?p=3108

Collection of Harold G. Dick
The golden age of passenger airships: The stunning collection of Harold G. Dick.
http://specialcollections.wichita.edu/exhibits/haldick/haldick.html

On-board mail dispatched by visitors of the zeppelins
Siegfried Scheike discovered this mail and put his collection online.
http://www.ezeptalk.de/viewtopic.php?f=83&t=128

Hungary 1933 Scout/Jamboree zeppelin mail
The zeppelin mail from the 1933 Scout/Jamboree at Gödöllö in Hungary.
http://www.sossi.org/aero/zeppelinwj33.htm

Come take a ride on the Hindenburg
Hindenburg fact sheet, presentation by Cheryl Ganz at RPSL, April 2010.
http://www.rpsl.org.uk/pdf/hindenburg_fact_sheet.pdf

NT Zeppelin mail, Kinderdorf zeppelin mail
Zeppelin mail of the latest NT airships, organized and dispatched by Pestalozzi Kinderdorf.
http://www.kinderdorf-flugpost.de/zpost.html

Zeppelin-cinderellas and poster stamps
Bill Senkus's collection of poster stamps and cinderellas.
http://alphabetilately.com/ZeppCinds.html


 

 


Collections
Zeppelin mail collections by flight

LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin Pan America Flight 1930, Brazilian mail
Arthur Knoth is presenting his research on Brazilian zeppelin mail flown on the 1930 Pan-America Flight.
http://www.aknoth.commercial.de/Phil/index.html

LZ-129 Hindenburg Crash mail 1937
A special study on Dutch crash mail from the 1937 Hindenburg crash, franked with the Dutch Scout stamps.
http://www.slettebo.no/scout/hindenburg.htm


 

 


Collections
Zeppelin mail collections by country

Belgian Congo zeppelin mail
A special study on zeppelin mail from Belgium Congo.
http://www.belgian-congo-study-circle.be/bulletins/137-2.htm

Bolivia airmail and zeppelin mail
A Bolivia airmail collection with lots of Bolivian zeppelin mail.
http://www.japhila.cz/hof/0108/index0108b.htm

Chile: The Airmails (1927-1937)
A Chilean airmail collection with lots of Chile zeppelin mail.
http://www.philatelicdatabase.com/united-states/chile-the-airmails-1927-1937/

Czechoslovakia airmail and zeppelin mail
A Czech airmail collection with lots of zeppelin mail from Czechoslovakia.
http://www.japhila.cz/hof/0080/index0080e.htm

Danzig zeppelin mail
The website of philatelic Danzig expert Ronald "Ronny" van Waardhuizen.
http://www.danzig.org/Gallery-cat_id=179-Zeppelin.html

Denmark and the zeppelins
The postal museum at Copenhagen has special interest in the zeppelin flights to Denmark.
http://mini.ptt-museum.dk/zeppex/en/routes/luftskib.html

Iran zeppelin mail
The most comprehensive collection of zeppelin mail from Iran.
http://www.tambr.net/pah/postalhistory/airmail/zep_graf/slide/Graf%20Zeppelin/album/index.html

Swiss zeppelin mail
Background information on Swiss flights and Swiss zeppelin mail.
http://www.zeppelinpost.ch/?q=home

Swiss zeppelin mail 1929
A website about the Swiss flights of 1929.
http://www.stamp-collecting-world.com/swissstamps_zepp29.html

Zeppelin mail dispatched from Vatican City
The Fr. Edward J. Mullowney collection of zeppelin mail from the Vatican.
http://www.vaticanphilately.org/exhibits/zeppelins/frame_one.htm


 

 


Collections
Airship memorabilia collcetions

Schwabacher needle factory Reingruber, needletins
Zeppelins on needletins pruduced by Reingruber.
http://www.songster.de/dosen/snfr/zeppelin/index.htm

Airship pins
A most comprehensive collection of airship pins.
http://joe-airships.gmxhome.de/

The Aero Conservancy
A collection of aviation memorabilia, includs airship memorabilia
http://www.aeroconservancy.com/


 

 


Collections
Other websites of interest

Trans Atlantic mail by air 1928-1940, DLH Lufthansa, Air France, LATI
http://transatlanticmailbyair.wordpress.com/

Postal History: Aerophilately Resources
http://www.postalhistory.org/sites/aerophilately.htm

Rainbow Stamp News
http://www.rainbowstampclub.blogspot.com/

Aero-Philately Blog
http://aerophilatelist.blogspot.com/

Martina Fischer, paintings
http://www.martinafischer.net/


 

 



 

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SPRING 2015

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

 
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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]

 
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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]

 
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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]

 
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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]

 
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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]

 
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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]

 
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SPRING2012

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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]

 
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FALL2011

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SPRING2011

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