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LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin carried not only scores of passengers but also tons of mail. Zeppelin postcards and covers were prized by collectors from the first day. It's not a secret that thousands of letters were delivered (and usually returned to sender) only for sake of a special postmark or two.

During the Golden Age of Zeppelin lots of theme stamps were issued not only by German Mail, but also by the states that never had a dirigible of their own, like Liechtenstein, Iceland or Finland. Here they are, in color, properly marked. Delivered by the noble Graf:

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Comment by lord_k on September 19, 2009 at 4:22pm
I've got tons of this stuff - mostly from virtual sales etc. Some lovely postcards will follow in a separate post, probably next week.
Comment by Tome Wilson on September 19, 2009 at 4:18pm
Great find, Lord K!

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