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Virginia Airship Company stock certificate (112235)

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Virginia Airship Company stock certificate  (112235)
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Dated 1937 (the year of the Hindenburg disaster. Incorporated in VA. Huge

under-printed vignette of a blimp in front of a globe with the words: "SPEED WITH

SAFETY AND CARRYING POWER", plus six small vignettes of blimps; 1 in each corner. The company, based in Richmond, utilized a central power tube, which contained four diesel air-cooled engines. The name of the company was later changed to the Inter-Ocean Dirigible Corporation. [Flying Magazine, August 1940]. It made a zeppelin for the Navy with a cruising speed of 125 mph with a payload of 40 passengers and ten tons of freight. [Army Technical Data Digest, April 1937]. Very fine, tri-folded.

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Provenance:
Country (if not USA):
State: Virginia
City/County: Richmond
Date: 1937