Damien Hirst – British Visitor’s Passport Sold At Auction

1 July, 2015
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Considering that Damian Hurst is one of the most expensive and wanted modern artists, for which you have to pay Millions of Pounds for his art works, his British Visitor Passport from 1986 was gone for just £875 including premium. I would not be surprised if we will see the same document offered in the near future at a much higher value. Will keep my eyes open… Description of...

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Franz Kafka Passport At Auction

27 June, 2015
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KAFKA’S PASSPORT used in the last two years of his life and hitherto an unknown survival. A tremendously personal and evocative item of bureaucratic...

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On Top Of The World

23 June, 2015
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On 29 May 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain. Travelling as part of...

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Surrender On Demand – Varian Frey In Nazi Occupied France

20 June, 2015
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When I started to read his book “Surrender on Demand – Rescue of German Emigrants in Marseilles 1940/41 “ I was instantly caught by...

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Vidkun Quisling Diplomatic Passport Not Sold

18 June, 2015
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Vidkun Abraham Lauritz Jonssøn Quisling was a Norwegian politician and officer, commonly known as one of World War II’s most infamous traitors. He held...

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Immigration And Emigration In The 19th Century

15 June, 2015
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The State Archive of Lucerne (Switzerland) is a excellent source for this topic. I found valuable information on emigration which is always also a...

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Free City of Danzig

9 June, 2015
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The website www.Danzig.org has everything what you need to know about the Free City of Danzig. Beside the excellent gallery of the three passport...

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Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II

9 June, 2015

AS THE CLOUDS OF WAR GATHERED again over Europe, the Knights of Columbus found themselves fighting to stay in Italy as Mussolini attempted to...

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Belgium Diplomatic Passports 1954

1 June, 2015
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These are the diplomatic passports of Gilbert Mullie (Senator, Chairman of the Farmers Union, President of the Catholic party) and his wife. Both documents...

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Nazi Germany Passport Nanking 1945 Manchuria

26 May, 2015
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A great piece of (passport) history. German passport issued in Berlin 17 April 1941 for Charlotte Zimmermann, resident of Nanking, China. Passport extended in...

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