1931 2nd South America Flight
On 18 September 1931, the Graf Zeppelin (LZ-127) departed Friedrichshafen for Recife, Brazil, on its second South America flight of 1931. Mail transported typically carries a cancel from Friedrichshafen, one of the many connecting flights, or on-board.
Mail arriving to Friedrichshafen via the Berlin connecting flight bears a red cachet.
Berlin Connecting Flight Cachet
The airship arrived in Recife on 20 September 1931. Mail dropped in Recife can bear a Recife arrival cancel dated 21 September 1931.
All mail carried on the flight received a violet confirmation stamp.
Many of the mail bears a red advertising cachet.
The flight departed Recife on 25 September 1931 for its return to Friedrichshafen, arriving on 28 September 1931.