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These societies might be of interest for zeppelin mail collectors.


 

 


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Zeppelin mail collectors clubs

There are not many zeppelin mail collectors clubs around, this is an overview over the few active societies:

The Zeppelin Collectors Club
THE ZEPPELIN COLLECTORS CLUB is a study unit of the American Airmail Society AAMS and affiliate #135 of the American Philatelic Society (APS).
http://www.ezep.de/zc/zc.html

Zeppelin Study Group
The largest international zeppelin study group, founded by John Duggan in 1987. You are currently on our website
http://www.ezep.de/zsg/zsg.html


 

 


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Other societies with frequent zeppelin mail activities

These societies do not specialize in zeppelin mail, but they have frequent zeppelin mail activities:

German Philatelic Society GPS
Since Jim Graue took over editorship of the GPS publication, this society became quite heavy on zeppelin mail and catapult mail.
http://germanyphilatelicsocietyusa.org/index.html

British Air Mail Society
Their journal 'Air Mail News' has frequently articles on zeppelins
http://www.britishairmailsociety.co.uk/

American Airmail Society AAMS
Bob Wilcsek publishes there frequently zeppelin mail columns
http://www.americanairmailsociety.org/


 

 


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Other philatelic societies

It is not all about zeppelin mail: There are many other philatelic societies with a close relationship to the ZEPPELIN STUDY GROUP:

Germany and Colonies Philatelic Society
The center of German philately in the UK
http://www.germanphilately.org/

Hong Kong Study Circle
The source of philately and postal history of Hong Kong
http://www.hongkongstudycircle.com/


 

 



 

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]