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Südamerikafahrt

On 26 April 1930, these airmail stamps were issued to commemorate the first South American flight of the LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin.

The stamps are the 1928 Zeppelin Airmails with an overprinted inscription of an eagle and “1. Südamerika-Fahrt” (First South American Flight).

Those with “X” suffixes have vertical watermarks, and those with “Y” suffixes have horizontal watermarks.

For similar overprints, see the later Polarfahrt and Chicagofahrt issues.

Set Date(s)

26 April 1930

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)

Südamerikafahrt

On 26 April 1930, these airmail stamps were issued to commemorate the first South American flight of the LZ-127, Graf Zeppelin.

The stamps are the 1928 Zeppelin Airmails with an overprinted inscription of an eagle and “1. Südamerika-Fahrt” (First South American Flight).

Those with “X” suffixes have vertical watermarks, and those with “Y” suffixes have horizontal watermarks.

For similar overprints, see the later Polarfahrt and Chicagofahrt issues.

Set Date(s)

26 April 1930

Watermark(s)

Album Page(s)