Scrapbook chronicling the rise and fall of the Zeppelin U.S.S. Akron

By: Anna M. Schafer (compiler).

Price: $2,900.00

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Akron. Very Good. Papercovered Boards. All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail at no additional cost. ; Large oblong scrapbook chronicling the history of the USS Akron including Red First Award ribbon for Exhibition Cleveland, Ohio September 1932; ZRS-4 Ring Laying Duralumin Medal dated Oct. 31, 1929; 84 Covers most of which are signed by people associated (including Hugo Eckener, P.W. Litchfield, Dr. Karl Arnstein, W.C. Slate, F.M. Harphaun, Liet. George V. Whittle, Dewey and Blanche Noyes (one of the first ten women with a pilot's license), C.V.S. Knox, Charles W. "Speed Holman," William B. Stout and many other figures of the aviation history of this period; many 8x10 photographs of the airship, its construction, and ceremoniesincluding an order dated 9-23-31 for the Ground Crew to report at the Dock for the first trial flight, etc. This assemblage is unique inasmuch as its compiler, Anna M. Schafer, was the sister of one of the Akron's flight crew and could thus have her airship covers sent to her from the Zeppelin's various locations.; Oblong Folio; ~66 pages .

Title: Scrapbook chronicling the rise and fall of the Zeppelin U.S.S. Akron

Author Name: Anna M. Schafer (compiler).

Categories: Aviation,

Publisher: Akron,

Binding: Papercovered Boards

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2832

Keywords: History, Americana, America, Zeppelin, Scrapbook, Stamps, Cover, Ohio, Planes