ÖLAG (Österreichische Luftverkehr
Measures 162 x 352 mm (a tall bag) with heavy brown paper, no base and
without other markings.
Handwritten note on the bag says "Zur Erinnerung an den ersten Flug mit Junkers F13 A22,
Wien, am 24. Mai 1934" (In memory of the first flight with Junkers F13 A22, Vienna, 24 May
"Not everyone is happy if there are written notes on a bag", says Homer
Goetz, the owner of this bag. "But in this case
it seems that they make it possible to determine this bag was in fact
used by ÖLAG on 29 May
Homer has done some research in the internet, and even found a photo of the plane that carried this bag.
A total of 322 planes of this type were built. The named Junkers F13 had the production number J0698 and the name was
Hahn ("cock"). All Junkers F 13 were given individual bird names.
The plane was produced in 1924 and run the same year by Junkers Luftfahrt AG (Germany) with the registration number D-421.
It was sold in May 1925 to Kärtner Luftfahrt Aktiengesellschaft - KÄLUG, (Klagenfurth, Austria),
where it was given registration number A-22.
From 1929 to January 1935 this plane was owed by ÖLAG Österreichische Luftverkehr
AG (Vienna, Austria). In January 1935 it was taken over by Lufthansa (Germany).