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1929 Dübendorf Flight

On 2 November 1929, the Graf Zeppelin (LZ-127) made a round-trip flight from Friedrichshafen to Dübendorf, Switzerland, and back.

Mail carried on the flight can contain one of several cancels. The most common are a Friedrichshafen cancel, an on-board cancel, or a cancel made with a previous version of the on-board cancel which had been retired from on-board use but was still used in Friedrichshafen.

On-board cancel used in Friedrichshafen

All mail carried on the flight bears a red confirmation stamp.

Confirmation Stamp

Mail dropped in Dübendorf bears a Zurich arrival cancel.

Zurich Arrival Cancel

Set Date(s)

2 November 1929

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1929 Dübendorf Flight

On 2 November 1929, the Graf Zeppelin (LZ-127) made a round-trip flight from Friedrichshafen to Dübendorf, Switzerland, and back.

Mail carried on the flight can contain one of several cancels. The most common are a Friedrichshafen cancel, an on-board cancel, or a cancel made with a previous version of the on-board cancel which had been retired from on-board use but was still used in Friedrichshafen.

On-board cancel used in Friedrichshafen

All mail carried on the flight bears a red confirmation stamp.

Confirmation Stamp

Mail dropped in Dübendorf bears a Zurich arrival cancel.

Zurich Arrival Cancel

Set Date(s)

2 November 1929

Album Page(s)