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lot # 147 - United States Air Post Zeppelin Flights

Tuesday Jun 29, 2021 10:00 to Wednesday Jun 30, 2021 16:00 America/New_York

1937 Round the world "Airplane plus Zeppelin" cover endorsed "By Trans-Pacific Route to Hong Kong, thence by fastest route to Frankfurt, thence by Zeppelin to the United States". Actually the cover "almost made it" to be flown on the ill-fated Hindenburg 1st flight (in Frankfurt on April 29), but got delayed in processing, and thus avoided destruction, eventually arriving in the United States in June 1937, attractive United States, Hong Kong (Jubilee set) and German franking and appropriate cancels
Estimate: $250

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