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  • Graf Zeppelin Original Photo

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-372

     Small 5x3" b&w photo in an original wood frame.  Ink text (mis-spelled) on reverse identifies this famous airship.  Vintage, about good. 

    Price: $18.00
    $18.00
    21-ZEPP-372
  • Henry Giffard's Souvenir Balloon Medal - 1878

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-371

     Giant Balloon Paris Exhibition Souvenir Medallion.  Obverse has a finely detailed illustration of the balloon over Paris.  Reverse has a souvenir text in French.  Each passenger who ascended in this giant balloon received one of these medals as a souvenir of their flight.  Size is 2" (50mm) diameter.  Very good; gilt slightly tarnished showing appropriate age.

    Price: $180.00
    $180.00
    21-ZEPP-371
  • National Geographic Society Balloon Explorer II Fabric - 1935

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-370

     Fabric bookmark with illustration of this record-setting balloon printed on actual balloon fabric stating:  "This fabric bookmark is part of the Balloon 'Explorer II' which in the service of science attained the world's altitude record of 79,395 feet above sea level on November 11, 1935"  Size is 2.25x6.75"; reverse carries a listing of the balloon's statistics.  Very good.

    Price: $120.00
    $120.00
    21-ZEPP-370
  • Goodyear-Zeppelin Corp. Standard Shop and Dock Practices - 1931

    SKU: 21-CAT-54

    Small pocket 32pp booklet, 4.25x7", wrps, stapled.  Sized for pockets of work clothing, dated March 23, 1931.  Sections on riveting, channels, girders, sub-assemblies, gussets wiring, etc.  Indexed and with several blank sheets at the end for notes.  Excellent, unused. 

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    21-CAT-54
  • Goodyear Pocket Catalog - 1920

    SKU: 21-CAT-48

     Small 3.5x6" illustrated stapled catalog of all products as of 1920.  Pages cover tires, hoses, tubes, repair kits, cords, cables, covers and AIRSHIPS.  Last page lists all the Goodyear production sites around the world.  Excellent/mint condition.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    21-CAT-48
  • Three USS Akron Postcards

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-369

     Color photo cards entitled "Close-Up of Construction of the U.S.S. Akron Navy Airship" (#47), "Helium Cell in U.S.S. Akron Havy Airship" (#48), and "Construction work on U.S.S. Akron, Navy airship" (#49).  Excellent, postally unused.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    21-ZEPP-369
  • Airship Issue - Naval Aviation News

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-368

     September 1975, 40 pp, 8x10".  12pp photo-illus article on the history of airships with emphasis on the US Navy's role in airship use and development.  Also a 6-page article on the history of USN aerial photography and a centerpiece on the North American T-28 B&C.  Good; light cover spotting, interior clean.

    Price: $10.00
    $10.00
    21-ZEPP-368
  • Press Photo of Three Prominent Airship Commanders - 1934

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-367

     Original 3.5x5.5" b&w photo of LtCmdr Herbert Wiley (Shenandoah crew, Los Angeles & Macon commander and famous WWII hero), Admiral C.E. Rosendahl (Commanded Lakehurst NAS, the Los Angeles and Akron) and Anton Heinen (German airship pilot who supervised construction of the Shenandoah).  On the reverse of the photo is a pasted-on newsphoto with stamped date of Oct 6, 1934. About fair-good; light fingerprint smudges on the front.

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    21-ZEPP-367
  • Original Photo of LZ-128 Mock-Up

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-366

     Small 3.25x4.5" vintage b&w photo of a large mock-up of the LZ-128 inside a banquet or dining hall.  There is a stairway leading to the gondola and two men visible in the windows. To the left in the photo is a suspended American flag!  The LZ-128 was never built and the project was abandoned, to be followed of course by LZ-129, the famous Hindenburg.  Excellent condition.

    Price: $18.00
    $18.00
    21-ZEPP-366
  • Zeppelin L-49 Capture Postcard - 1917

    SKU: 21-ZEPP-365

     Vintage French photo card with text upper right of the capture of the L-49 near Bourbonne-Les-Bains on 20 Oct 1917.  Light foxing both sides, postally unused. Fair. 

    Price: $12.00
    $12.00
    21-ZEPP-365