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MEETINGS

Welcome to the meetings of the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP!

Friends and members of the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP are located all over the world, consequently we meet all over the world to share our knowledge and latest findings or we give special programs.
Meetings usually take place at stamp shows or philatelic exhibitions. Subscribe to our eZEP-newsletter , follow us on Twitter or check this website frequently to learn the latest about upcoming meetings.

The ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP meetings are open to the public, guests are welcome, registration is not required.


 

 


November 22, 2013
Rio de Janeiro @ BRASILIANA 2013

BRASILIANA 2013 is the international FIP stamp exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The show will take place from November 19 - 25, 2013.

The ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP is having a meeting during the BRASILANA stamp show. The meeting is open to the public.

The meeting starts with a general introduction of the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP . Then follows a "Zeppelin Collectors Show-and-Tell" - bring an interesting cover from your collection and tell us why this cover is so special.

Date and time: Friday, November 22, 2013, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Venue: Seminar Room.


 

 


September 11-14, 2014
Bellefonte, PA ---- Aerophilately 2014

Aerophilately 2014 is an all-aerophilately exhibition to be held at the American Philatelic Center in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (USA) on September 11-14, 2014.

Further details will be announced soon!


 

 

History
Past meetings

This is a list of past meetings of the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP :

November 2012, Mainz at IPHLA
October 2012, Los Angeles, CA at SESCAL
August 2012, Baltimore, MD at BALPEX
July 2012, Lewis at Wallis & Wallis auctions
November 2011, Düsseldorf at Felzmann Briefmarken Auktionen
August 2011, Columbus, OH at StampShow
March 2011, Hong Kong at Stampex
March 2011, Berlin at Schlegel Stamp Auction
January 2011, Friedrichshafen stampshow
October 2010, Sindelfingen at Briefmarkenmesse Sindelfingen
October 2010, Los Angeles, CA at SESCAL
September 2010, Wiesbaden at Heinrich Köhler Auktion
June 2010, Washington DC at NAPEX
May 2010, London at London 2010
January 2010, Friedrichshafen stampshow
December 2009, Monte Carlo at Monacophil
November 2009, Beijing at Beijing 2009 Aeropex
October 2009, Rome at Italia 2009
August 2009, Pittsburgh, PA at Stampshow
May 2009, Essen at IBRA stamp show
February 2009, Düsseldorf at Felzmann Briefmarken Auktionen
February 2009, Arlington, TX at Ameristamp Expo
February 2009, New York, NY at New York Collectors Club
October 2009, Sindelfingen at Briefmarkenmesse Sindelfingen
September 2008, Vienna at WIPA
August 2008, Hartford, CT at StampShow


 

 



 

ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER2017

It looks like a technical issue with parachutes and mid air collisions. In addition, history, postal history and aerophilately is also featured - Winter 2017! [READ MORE]

 
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ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL 2017

All aspects of aerophilately are covered in the new issue: Rates, routes and markings. And in addition, we are dealing with history, postage, celebrities and unrecorded Zeppelin mail: Fall 2017! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER 2017

A truly spectacular issue featuring Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin's general manager, unrecorded transmitted mail from the other side of the globe, long forgotten typwriters and a 13-year old claiming that he was captain of LZ-129 Hindenburg.... Summer 2017! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SPRING 2017

History and aviation: There is a lot to report and a lot to discover. This issue is full of news and information. Spring 2017! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER 2016

Color varieties, postmark varieties, different back ground stories, a flown cover which was rather not flown and a good detour - Winter 2016! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
FALL 2016

Transmitted mail from Nicaragua, Malta and Japan, the secret story of a Rome postmark and passenger mail on the Hindenburg 1st North America Flight 1936..... Fall 2016! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SUMMER 2016

Eritrea, from Kingdom to colony, a rare Portugal dispatch, tropical mosquitos and Paul and Ferdinand.... Summer 2016! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
SPRING 2016

Beautiful postage, unusual dispatches, rare combinations, fascinating routings and interesting stories about cachets: Spring 2016! [READ MORE]

 
ZEPPELIN POST JOURNAL
WINTER 2015

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]

 
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]