1933 World Jamboree
Zeppelin Scout Mail
Keith Larson

The Fourth World Jamboree held in Hungary during 1933 holds a special distinction as being the only World Jamboree that has mail from the Jamboree to be carried by the Graf Zeppelin, LZ-127.

Graf Zeppelin

The Fourth World Jamboree was the first with Scout Air Mail Service. The Gödöllő to Budapest Connecting Air Service was initiated on August 1.

Jamboree Zeppelin

After being flown to Mátyásföld, this Jamboree registered card flew to Berlin then to Fredrichshafen, Germany where it boarded the Graf Zeppelin 4th South American Flight to Pernambuco, Brazil (Sieger 223).  Handstamped "Zeppelin Utján" (By way of Zeppelin).

Zeppelin Flight 223

This card, mailed in Budapest, joined the card pictured above on the 4th South American Flight to Pernambuco, Brazil.


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