Silver Graf Zeppelin Airship World Tour Medal. 1929

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Silver Graf Zeppelin Airship World  Tour Medal. 1929

Nice quality, 900 grade solid silver medal commemorating the 1929 round the world flight of the German airship, LZ127 "Graf Zeppelin". Manufactured by the Prussian State Mint in 1929.

The front of this attractive medal bears the image of the founder of the company, Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin and the chairman, Dr. Hugo Eckener. Around the rim are their names and the dates 1898-1928 (1898 - the year the company was founded). The medal is marked with the sculptors initials, "I.B.". The reverse shows the airship LZ.127 "Graf Zeppelin" flying over the sea and is surrounded by the caption "Weltfahrt - August  1929 -  L.Z. 127" (Weltfahrt = World tour). The rim is stamped, "Preuss. Staatsmünze. Silber 900 Fein" (Prussian State Coin. Fine Silver 900). Diameter : 36mm. Nice condition.

For more information of the Graf Zeppelin, please click on the link below :

LZ. 127 GRAF ZEPPELIN

Inventory No. A-321

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