Lot 420: Zeppelin L33 interest brooch, the brooch in the from of a Zeppelin engraved

Bishop & Miller Auctioneers

November 12, 2016, 10:00 AM GMT
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
1 saved

More About this Item


Description: Zeppelin L33 interest brooch, the brooch in the from of a Zeppelin engraved ZEPP L33, On the 23-24 September 1916,two German Zeppelin airships flew over Essex with both crashing, having bombed London, the airship L33 was heading for Germany when it was hit by an anti-aircraft shell. It crash-landed near New Hall Cottages in Little Wigborough. The German captain, Alois Bocker, decided to set the Zeppelin on fire. He even tried to warn those living in a cottage nearby, but the terrified occupants refused to open the door. Bocker and his crew then headed up the road towards Peldon but were arrested when they asked a policeman for directions to Colchester. The crew were taken to Mersea Island where they were transferred to the military
Notes: Militaria
Request more information
Accepted forms of payment: COD (cash on delivery), Personal Check, Wire Transfer
Shipping: To Be Advised
Buyer's Premium
21.0%
From: To: Increment:
£0 £99 £5
£100 £199 £10
£200 £499 £20
£500 £999 £50
£1,000 £4,999 £100
£5,000 £9,999 £200
£10,000+ £500
Shipping Terms: To Be Advised
View full terms and conditions