Category: History

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…

British Passport Government Of Bermuda

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British Empire passports are always on high demand but often at low supply. So it is with this Government of Bermuda passport. A pretty rare collectible in fantastic condition, issued 1962 at the passport office in Bermuda and valid till…

Uganda – Idi Amin’s Passport

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Sometimes I am truly astonished which items I get offered from readers. Here is another example of a very unusual passport… What you see here is the 1963 Uganda passport of infamous Idi Amin as army officer in the rank…

Passport To Venice

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by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez As promised, I’m sharing photos of another passport I received from my generous friend Marco. But this passport is not just a copy – it’s the real thing! When E. A. Berckmans de Meert was 25…