US Passport 1852 Consulate In Malta

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According the to US National Archives the consulate in Malta was established in 1807. Since 1834 William Winthrop (who issued and signed this passport in 1852) was U.S. consul in Malta. Winthrop died in Malta on July 3, 1869 aged…

British Courier´s Passport 1939

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This Eve of World War II Courier’s Passport was issued to Major D. R. H. Gwynne, Rifle Brigade, by H.M. Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Malta, signed ‘Charles Bonham-Carter’, and dated The Palace, Malta, 30 August 1939. A British Courier´s passport is…

MUHAMMAD ALI 1976-1981 PASSPORT SOLD

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A United States of America passport issued to Muhammad Ali on March 2, 1976, as a replacement for a previously issued passport. Originally limited to expire on June 2, 1976, the Department of State Passport Agency in Chicago extended its…

Passport Dr. Heineken – City of Bremen 1842

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This Free Hanseatic City of Bremen 1842 passport is a wonderful addition to my archive. The passport comes in a dark green leather wallet with the bearers name in golden imprint. Dr. Liborius Christian Abraham Heineken, Lawyer, born Feb 11,…

Kings Messenger Badge 1820

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This King´s messenger badge from 1820 was recently sold at an auction These badges are rare and when offered at the collectors market they always go well. However messenger badges are rather more likely to find than King´s or Queen´s…