German Ambassador Von Wangenheim (100 Years Armenian Genocide)

27 April, 2015
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Another outstanding and historic most valuable German document for my collection! This is the passport of Baron von Wangenheim, German Ambassador in Constantinople / Ottoman Empire. Wangenheim was a witness of the Armenian Genocide where estimated 1.5 Million people were killed. Hans Freiherr von Wangenheim (1859–1915) – German diplomat. Ambassador Extraordinary to Mexico. German Minister at Athens, 1909-12. During World War I, from 1912 to October 25, 1915 was...

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The Rise And Fall Of The Berlin Wall

26 April, 2015
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This video tells everything… The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, constructed by the German...

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East German Passport For A Dancer

23 April, 2015
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This is an early East German (GDR) passport issued in Berlin for a female dancer which travelled frequently, even to Iraq (besides Poland and...

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Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story

12 April, 2015
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Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story I am pretty sure most of the readers have never heard of this story and...

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AMERICAN SEAMAN’S PROTECTION CERTIFICATE

9 April, 2015
Notary Protection Certificate issued to Andrew Boteler, mariner, 11 May 1796. Dated seventeen days before the passage of the Act that prescribed use of Seamen's Protections, it served the same purpose. A document such as this would later often be required by the collector in order for a seaman to obtain a certificate from the Custom House

Seamen’s Protection Certificates were usually printed documents, varying in size and style, that were carried by American seamen as proof of citizenship. The certificate...

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MUSSOLINI’S ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION

6 April, 2015
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MUSSOLINI’S ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION Passport of the Hon Violet Gibson, used by her on her journey to Rome where she attempted to assassinate Benito Mussolini,...

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Passport Paul Parker – Manchester United

2 April, 2015
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The story of his passport which was available at eGreedy made quite some “noise” in the British newspapers. But I have more details for...

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First Federal Republic Of Germany Passport

31 March, 2015
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As a vivid researcher and collector of German passports it gives me today a great pleasure to display the very first “Federal Republic Of...

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Collectors Meeting In Zürich

29 March, 2015
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Always a pleasure to meet up with these guys. Guido is holding a very nice Alien passport from Denmark which he recently acquired. We...

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Benjamin Franklin: First American Diplomat

15 March, 2015
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Benjamin Franklin: First American Diplomat, 1776–1785 Benjamin Franklin, the most distinguished scientific and literary American of his age, was the first American diplomat. He...

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