NAM Receives Graf Zeppelin Dinner Service

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Summary

National Air Museum receives a complete dinner service used on the "Graf Zeppelin" during its flights between Germany and the United States in the late 1920s. The set included ten pieces of Bavarian china trimmed in blue with the Zeppelin crest in gold and ten pieces of sterling silver engraved with the "LZ" design. The collection was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bright, and was to be displayed in the Aircraft Building.

Subject

National Air and Space Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 10/1959, p. 1.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1959

Topic

  • Airplanes
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts

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