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(1838 - 1917) German aviator and airship designer, constructed the first rigid airship which took his name. A.N.S on the verso of a postcard showing a "new model" of his airship in full flight, Friedrichshafen, Mar. 6, 1909, in German in full: "Best thanks for the glider trip. G. von Zeppelin". Addressed in his hand to "Edmund Reimer, Writer". As early as 1900, Zeppelin experimented with hang gliders on Lake Constance. Very good condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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