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    Zeppelin Flight Commemorative Medals: Lot of Eight. A fantastic lot of Zeppelin-related medals including: a 35mm medal commemorating the April 1, 1909 flight of LZ 3 from Friedrichshafen to Munich; 35mm medal commemorating the October, 1909 flight to various German cities; undated 35mm medal commemorating Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin; 45mm medal commemorating a zeppelin visit to Vienna, June 9, 1913; 50mm medal dated April 3, 1913, marking an incident where a German dirigible accidentally crossed into France in the tense year prior to WWI; 57mm German medal marking the February 2, 1916 incident whereby the zeppelin L 19 crashed off the coast of Britain and the British Navy refused to pick up survivors who as a result, perished; 32mm commemorative medal of the 1924 delivery flight across the Atlantic of the ZR III, later to be named the Los Angeles; and a 35mm medal commemorating the "Orient" flight of the LZ 27, Graf Zeppelin, March 24-28, 1929. All examples appear to be bronze and all are in excellent condition.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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