Collection of approximately 185 items relating to dirigibles, consisting primarily of commemorative covers and postcard photos, with several other formats also included. Highlights of the collection include covers flown on the Graf Zeppelin in the 1930s; two separate pieces of aluminized outer fabric of the Graf Zeppelin, including one swatch presented to the first female passenger, Clara Adams, by Hugo Eckener; several covers flown on the Hindenburg; covers honoring the USS Macon; oversized anniversary covers; and a scarce cover from the polar flight of Graf Zeppelin dropped to the icebreaker Malygin. Postcard photos show various airships in flight, including the Graf Zeppelin. In overall fine condition. RR Auction COA.
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