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The Hindenburg airship, manufactured by the Zeppelin Company of Germany, was the pinnacle of luxurious air travel in the 1930s. The airship took five years to build and embarked on its maiden voyage in March of 1936. The Hindenburg was known for its transatlantic flights and flew 17 roundtrips in 1936, with 98 hours and 28 minutes as its record roundtrip time between Frankfurt and Lakehurst, New Jersey.

We sold a letter penned in July 1936 while traveling on board the Hindenburg for $3,120. Item details are below:

Hindenburg Voyage Letter 1936

5pp. diary-style letter composed aboard the Hindenburg. Written by Helen Morewood, niece of Herman Melville, and dated 14-17 July 1936, letter records in great detail one of the first of Hindenburg’s Trans-Atlantic voyages made less than a year prior to its disastrous fire. In part: “14 July 1936…Arrived at airport and soon embarked on Hindenburg – Left earth so quietly did not feel going up – looked out & saw cars & men like wee toys. Told we would not fly over N.Y.C…ran into fog. Only in bunk felt like on a steamer & heard what sounded like swish of water. Naval officer said it was wind. So thrilled…Nantucket in early am…17 July…Up at 4:30 am. Heard Europa salute us! We went right over her. Much noise on Hindenburg…ran to see what was going on after hearing 4 airplanes fly over us. Passengers in all degrees of garments in dining room…looking out – great deal of happy excitement. Quickly dressed and saw the coast of England Chalk cliffs – beautiful coast – the sun on cliffs and channel lovely. Boats small & large fishing…2 steamers leaving England…An English woman so happy and excited seeing England acted as guide to those near her pointing out where Battle of Hastings was fought in 1066…charming Mr. Brown came to show me France on the other side and dimly…We saw along the coast of England our shadow…so fascinating…flying for Holland was thrilling! Cows ran frighted…at first there were no people to be seen – then they ran out…all Holland so clean and neat…like a watercolor…” Ink pages written on thin translucent paper measure 6″ x 9.75″. Slight toning and wear to edges. Corners contains small folds, else very good condition. Sold for $3,120.

Hindenburg Letter
Hindenburg Letter. Click to enlarge.
Hindenburg Letter
Hindenburg Letter. Click to enlarge.
Hindenburg Letter
Hindenburg Letter. Click to enlarge.

FREE VALUATION. To buy, auction, sell or consign your Hindenburg letter that is for sale, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call the Nate D. Sanders Auction House (http://www.NateDSanders.com) office at (310) 440-2982.

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