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1924 NGC MS 63 Zeppelin World Tour Hugo Eckener USS Los Angeles Silver Medal (19082603C)

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  • Mint State significant and historic silver medal issued to commemorate the first non-stop transatlantic flight (not to be repeated until Lindberg's flight in 1927).
  • Certified by NGC to MS 63, toned with considerably more luster than the scan shows.
  • Airship LZ 126 was delivered to the US Navy as part of Germany's WWI War Reparations and renamed USS Los Angeles (used for training purposes).
  • Obverse: Bust of Dr. Hugo Eckener
  • Reverse: View of Zeppelin in flight with significant flight dates: Friedrichshafen, Azores, Sable Island and stops within the United States (Boston, New York, Lakehurst)
  • 33mm, 15.1g, edge is stamped: 990