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Hindenburg airship under construction...



Item # 651420

February 22, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1936

* Hindenburg - LZ-129 zeppelin announcement
* Lakehurst, New Jersey disaster fame


Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "New Zeppelin to Inaugurate Air Service Between Germany and America on May 6" (see) Early report on the infamous airship while still under construction.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions.  Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century