Germany Johannisthal Pioneer Lt Jahnow Airplane Berliner Zeitung Rundflug Official RPPC
Item #:89075
Franking :Unused
Price :US$169
Original German Empire Real Photo Postcard (RPPC) of flight pioneer Lt Jahnow in his airplane, on official Rundflug Berliner Zeitung Preis / The Berlin Newspaper Prize for Berlin Flights at Johannisthal, with BZ cachet reverse. The Berliner Zeitung was instrumental in early European flight, sponsoring yearly prizes (much like our modern X-Prize) for different flight feats. Lt Reinhold Jahnow is (unfortunately) noted for being the first German airman casualty in active service (as per Guinness).
Add to Cart(US$169)