Who was Walter Foster?

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You don´t find nowadays many passports of African American people. Why? One reason is surely there were not many in early 20th Century (or before) who had a passport issued. This topic would be definitely an most interesting one to…

Fiume Passport 1923

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As stated in another article earlier (see below) a FIUME passport is something pretty rare. I was recently offered one but the seller wanted way too much for it. I was ready to pay a fair price but his price…

Passport 1938 – German Consulate Ljubljana

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To find an NS issued German passport at their consulate in Ljubljana, Slovenia is something outstanding and rare! History The war in Yugoslavia began on April 6th 1941 with bombing Belgrade. Yugoslavia was quickly defeated, surrendering in Belgrade on April…

Passports In Art – Yanko Tihov

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Passports are art, especially when it comes to old travel documents with their colorful stamps, seals, revenues, handwriting and of course the passport picture. I already introduced other artists involving passports in their artwork today I like to introduce Yanko…

Diplomatic Passport of Raoul Wallenberg

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This is the diplomatic passport of Raoul Wallenberg On 6 February 1957, the Soviet government released a document dated 17 July 1947, which stated “I report that the prisoner Wallenberg who is well-known to you, died suddenly in his cell…

Finnish centennial passport and ID card coming

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To mark next year’s 100th anniversary of the nation’s independence new Finnish passports featuring scenes of Lapland, swans and even poetry are to be issued beginning as of January 1, 2017. Read the full article at: Centennial passport and ID…