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1936 Olympic Flight

On 1 August 1936, the Hindenburg (LZ-129) made a round-trip flight from Frankfurt over the grounds of the 1936 Summer Olympics. The flight carried over 100,000 pieces of mail.

Cancels exist from Frankfurt Rhein-Main, on-board, and the numerous treaty states.

Frankfurt Rhein-Main Cancel

Mail carried on board bears a red or red-lilac confirmation stamp.

Confirmation Stamp

Set Date(s)

1 August 1936

Album Page(s)

1936 Olympic Flight

On 1 August 1936, the Hindenburg (LZ-129) made a round-trip flight from Frankfurt over the grounds of the 1936 Summer Olympics. The flight carried over 100,000 pieces of mail.

Cancels exist from Frankfurt Rhein-Main, on-board, and the numerous treaty states.

Frankfurt Rhein-Main Cancel

Mail carried on board bears a red or red-lilac confirmation stamp.

Confirmation Stamp

Set Date(s)

1 August 1936

Album Page(s)