Category: History

Joanne Carson cancelled passport

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A cancelled United States passport with a color photograph of Joanne Carson (wife of Johnny Carson)and a signature in blue ink, issued in 1978 and cancelled in 1983. With stamps to Greece. PROVENANCE From the Estate of Joanne Carson. Sold…

Thailand (Siam) Passport History

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Below you can see the 6 different types. In the gallery at the bottom you will see a rare 1961 Diplomatic passport and a very rare 1934 Siam passport. Evolution of the Thai Passport A Passport is an important government-issued…

German Passport 1922 – Palestine Wanderer

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This German Prussian passport from 1922 was issued in Breslau an bears a early visa for Palestine (via Egypt) issued by the British at their embassy in Berlin plus an Austrian visa marked as “PALÄSTINAWANDERER” – Palestine Wanderer. Page eight…

Astronaut – Donald “Deke” Slayton

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Described by Life Magazine as “frank and stubborn,” Slayton once joked that people were always trying to stop him from exploring. Indeed, the Air Force almost rejected him when they discovered that his left ring finger, which had been severed…