Bremen – New York (20 August 1929)
On 20 August 1929, the Bremen launched a catapult flight to New York. Mail carried on the flight was stamped with a catapult flight cachet. The last “9” in the flight cachet date is a modified “8”.
Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Cachet
Mail carried on board also bears the “Mit Katapultflug” cachet required on all catapult airmail from mid-August 1929 through 1930.
Cachet required on all catapult mail
This voyage of the Bremen was the first in which mail was delivered from Köln to Cherbourg via a supplementary flight, then loaded onto the Bremen.
Supplementary Flight Cachet