Category: History

Unusual Jewish Escape Route In 1940

Meet Chaja Szkop (Polish spelling,later would have been spelled Chaya Shkop) from Bransk, born in Bielsk Podlaski in the Bialystok region of the Polish border. She would have been 26 years old at the outbreak of the War, was unmarried,…

Rare Republic of German-Austria Passport

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Here comes a wonderful and rare collectible in excellent condition. Once again I have to thank my friend F.M. in supporting me to grab this pretty historical document. The Republic of German-Austria (German: Republik Deutschösterreich or Deutsch-Österreich) was created following…

German Field Marshal – Erhard Milch

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Erhard Milch was one of Hitler’s senior Luftwaffe officers during World War Two. Milch played a key role in building up the Luftwaffe pre-1939 and he took credit for the part played by it during the invasions of Norway and…

Unique Croatian Collective Passport

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Unique Croatian collective passport from February 1941 Zbyšek Šustek, Slovak Numismatic Society at Slovak Academy of Sciences Recently I have enriched my collection with a collective passport issued on 1 February 1941 to the Croatian ice hockey team for its…

British Consul Arthur Woodhouse C.B.E.

Consul Woodhouse appointment certificate King George V-004

This is an awesome document lot of ARTHUR WOODHOUSE, ESQ, C.B.E. who held several posts as British Consul. It’s quite unusual to find such documents all related to one Consul and this makes this document lot special. Read further details…