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    Posted 7 years ago

    geo26e
    (154 items)

    This watch fob was made by Robbins Co. of Attleboro MA to commemorate the LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin circling over the Century of Progress World’s Fair in Chicago in October 1933. The airship actually landed for a brief 25-minute visit there then returned to Akron for two days before leaving for Friedrichshafen with an overnight stop in Sevilla, Spain.

    The two pocket watches in the background of photo 1 are the original Zeppelin watch and the Chicago Fair watch. Both have been posted before can can be looked at in more details from these two links below :

    1929 Zep Watch : http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/107913-1929-zep-pocket-watch-and-watch-fob

    1933 Chicago Fair Watch : http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/125062-1933-chicago-worlds-fair-pocket-watch-and

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    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      Beautiful!!
    2. pops52 pops52, 7 years ago
      Fantastic George! Great posting!
    3. Virginia.vintage Virginia.vintage, 7 years ago
      Fantastics really!!
    4. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thanks very much Sean, Mike, pops, VV, Kerry, agh and nuts for the sweet comments and appreciation! Big big cheers!
    5. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 7 years ago
      Very cool.
    6. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you southcop, AmberRose, DrF, walksoftly, Phil, Vetraio, ttomtucker, bb2, BHG, Ted & rniederman for the appreciation! :-)
    7. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you moowoo12 & tom61375! Big cheers!
    8. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you Roy, snoopy & Mani! Much appreciated!
    9. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you Tom61375 for the appreciation!
    10. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thanks very much antiquerose for the appreciation ! :-)
    11. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you Petey!:-)
    12. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you shanmu! :-)
    13. geo26e geo26e, 7 years ago
      Thank you snoopy & Michael! :-)

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