Category: History

Passport 1902 – US Embassy, London

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Joseph H. Choate (1832-1917), a diplomat and lawyer Here comes another fantastic United States passport issued at the US Embassy in London in 1902. The document has the original signature of Ambassador Joseph Hodges Choate and comes also with the…

Republic Of Texas – Passport 1836

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What a great passport! Congratulations to the buyer who get’s this treasure into his collection. Republic of Texas Passport. One page, 8″ x 10″, Columbia [Texas], circa 1836. Names and descriptions are blank. This passport was intended to allow individuals…

French Passport National Assembly 1791

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Paris, 8 March 1791 “We, the chairman and secretaries of the National Assembly … let pass freely, Verdolin Mr., Deputy going to the province of Hannot for two months. Signatures of various members including the future Minister of Police.” This…

Interesting Austrian Post WWII Passport

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Thanks to my fellow collector FM from Germany who offered this quite unusual document, I can display it’s pictures and tell a bit about the document. Direct after WWII Swastika free documents did not exist so the local governments had…