Four Postcards of Military Zeppelins in World War I.

Berlin: Deuticher Luftflotten-Berein. Postcard. Four postcards showing illustrations of use by Germany of zeppelins in warfare during World War I. The first three are reproductions of Hans Rudolf Schulze watercolors of (1) the airship Schutte Lanz bombing London, (2) the airship Hansa flying with two planes over the countryside and (3) of a Navy airship Hansa flying with a plane over the coast. The fourth card is a reproduction of "Zeppelin über Antwerpen" by Themistocles von Eckenbrecher and shows an attack on the Belgian Army as it retreated. According to captions, in German, on verso, the postcards were sold to support a strong German air force: "'Deutscher Luftflotten-Verein / für Schaffung einer starken deutschen Luftflotte / und Förderung der Luftaherschule! /Jahresbeitrag: einschl. Vereinszeitschrift / 'Die Luftflotte' nach Selbsteinschäßtung / mindestens 3,- Mk. Berlin W 57, Grobenstraße 27." Each 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches. VG+. Item #17089

Price: $50.00

See all items in MILITARY, POSTCARDS