Antique Zeppelin Toys

Zeppelin | The Hindenburg on fire in 1937
Zeppelin | The Hindenburg on fire in 1937

A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship pioneered by the German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin in the early 20th century. It was based on designs he had outlined in 1874 and detailed in 1893. His plans were reviewed by committee in 1894 and patented in the United States on 14 March 1899. Given the outstanding success of the Zeppelin design, the term zeppelin in casual use came to refer to all rigid airships. Zeppelins were first flown commercially in 1910 by Deutsche Luftschiffahrts-AG, the world’s first airline in revenue service.

 

 

vintage tin zeppelin made in Bavaria west germany withe original box

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Vintage Tin Clockwork Wind-up GRAF ZEPPELIN Airship, Perfect Working Condition

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**RARE** Vintage Boxed Miniature Toy Vehicles Plane - Zeppelin - Ships, KS Japan

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Vntg L'il Abner Wind-up Tin Litho Toy Piano by Unique Art Manufacturing Company

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