Category: History

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…

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…

Jewish Austrian Passports For Palestine 1936

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Two interesting and rare passports of a Jewish couple and a family were at auction but unfortunately I missed them. My congrats to the buyer who grabbed these historical travel documents related to the Nazi-Germany oppression of Jews for his…

An Extraordinary Liechtenstein Passport

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My German fellow collector G.J. informed me about this fantastic and quite unusual document which he was able to acquire recently and I have to share it with you all because it´s just awesome passport history. This passport from the…