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Zeppelin Post

1931 Hungary Flight

On 28 March 1931, the Graf Zeppelin (LZ-127) departed Friedrichshafen for Budapest. It landed in Budapest on the morning of 29 March, made a 9-hour round-trip flight over Hungary, then departed Budapest the same afternoon, arriving at Friedrichshafen on the morning of 30 March 1931.

Mail transported bears a cancel from Friedrichshafen, on-board, or one of nine treaty states.

Friedrichshafen Cancel

On-Board Cancel

All mail also carries a red confirmation cachet and a red arrival cachet.

Confirmation Cachet

Arrival Cachet

Mail from the Friedrichshafen to Budapest leg bears a Budapest arrival cancel.

Arrival Cancel

Set Date(s)

28-30 March 1931

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1931 Hungary Flight

On 28 March 1931, the Graf Zeppelin (LZ-127) departed Friedrichshafen for Budapest. It landed in Budapest on the morning of 29 March, made a 9-hour round-trip flight over Hungary, then departed Budapest the same afternoon, arriving at Friedrichshafen on the morning of 30 March 1931.

Mail transported bears a cancel from Friedrichshafen, on-board, or one of nine treaty states.

Friedrichshafen Cancel

On-Board Cancel

All mail also carries a red confirmation cachet and a red arrival cachet.

Confirmation Cachet

Arrival Cachet

Mail from the Friedrichshafen to Budapest leg bears a Budapest arrival cancel.

Arrival Cancel

Set Date(s)

28-30 March 1931

Album Page(s)