Extremely Rare Graf Zeppelin Lz-127 Platter On Custom Stand
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Extremely Rare Graf Zeppelin Lz-127 Platter On Custom Stand:
This sale is for an extremely rare prized Graf Zeppelin LZ-127 PLATTER, part of the serving pieces of the dinnerware used on the airship The platter was made especially for the LZ-127 by Bavarian company Heinrich Elfenbein Porzellan. It is stamped on the back side of the platter "Graf Zeppelin 1928" along with the manufacturing hallmark; It has 2 gold bands on the front with a thin blue band in between.The measurements can be seen in the photos. This is an oval shaped serving platter not a round plate. The initials LZ are at the top part of the platter. Obviously there were not as many serving pieces as there was dinnerware so don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of history. This platter was probably used under a soup tureen or for serving meat.
This platter also comes with a custom made table stand pedestal. It has a pedestal with a cross base. The pedestal has an intricately carved fluted design that looks like an abstract leaf design near the bottom. It was probably made in the 1930's . This is prized by collectors of the Zeppelin era. The Graf Zeppelin flew from September 18, 1928 and ended it's flying days the day after the crash of the Hindenburg in 1937. It was scrapped in 1940; It was the first aircraft in history to fly over one million km (1,056,000 miles), it made 590 flights and 144 oceanic crossings. It also spent 17,177 hours aloft. She flew only 9 years.
I am including free shipping to the continental USA (lower 48).as I am requiring a professional packing I have not packed this item yet. I am also requiringinsurance. The cost of the shipping is included in the minimum offer if you are in the lower 48 of the United States. If you require more insurance than i will buy you can contact me and i will add the additional cost.
If you are an international buyer or this is shipping to Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or Alaskaplease contact me and I will do my best to calculate the shipping cost for you.This shipping is free only to the Contiguous United States" refers to the 48 states that do not include Alaska or Hawaii.If you have any questions please contact me. thanks for looking.On Jun-24-13 at 11:55:23 PDT, seller added the following information:
The Graf Zeppelin OVAL Serving Platter is 16 1/4" long x 11 3/4" wide
The custom table base that the Platter sits on is 19 12" long x 14 3/4" wide and it sits 27 1/2 " (tall)high