Global e-passport Market 2012-2016

12 April, 2014

DUBLIN, Apr. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global e-passport Market Report” report to their offering. The analysts forecast the Global e-passport market to grow at a CAGR of 32.5 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing need to comply with government regulations. The Global e-passport market has also been witnessing the...

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A “COLLECTOR’S” PROFILE

11 April, 2014
A “COLLECTOR’S” PROFILE

This article should bring awareness to all readers and collectors to make sure you really know who you dealing with. This is Neil…Neil Kaplan from Israel. His email address is udikaplan@yahoo.com (the one I know) His postal address is Neil Kaplan Pox 1618 (Post Ramatayim) 4511501 Hod Hasharon Israel eBay user: huddyhuddy2005 He says he is a passport collector. Well, I know him since years but recently I explored...

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Richard Ellis’s Life In 15 Passports

9 April, 2014
Richard Ellis’s Life In 15 Passports

Text & Pictures by Krissy Ellis, Kuwait I got in touch with Krissy while she was posting a picture of twelve UK passports and this pic made me curious, so I contacted her. Krissy was so kind to write about her father’s life who was working as “Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver” in the Middle East. For sure a challenging job at such places and time. Here is his story...

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Rwandan Woman’s National Identity Card

7 April, 2014
Rwandan Woman’s National Identity Card

copyright David Guttenfelder AP’s chief Asia photographer A Rwandan woman’s national identity card, marking her ethnicity as Tutsi lies near the altar of Ntarama Church, where on April 15, 1994 she and some 5,000 other Tutsis came to seek refuge from Hutu militias. Today the church is a genocide memorial containing the bones and belongings of those who were murdered there. Rwandan national identity cards no longer note an...

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Why Paul Robeson Loses Appeal Over His Passport?

6 April, 2014
Why Paul Robeson Loses Appeal Over His Passport?

Paul Leroy Robeson was exceptional in most things he did. He was a footballer par excellence at Rutgers University and an internationally acclaimed singer, theater personally and a dedicated civil rights activist in the U.S.. The latter day U.S. saw his merit in its true light and issued a postage stamp in his honor in 2004 but in 1955, his application for renewal of his passport was rejected by...

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USN Commander James V. Rowney – Pearl Harbor / Midway

4 April, 2014
USN Commander James V. Rowney – Pearl Harbor / Midway

Not often you find a passport like this! It’s not only a pretty US Special Passport (1955) in almost mint and unused condition but it belonged once to a WWII (Pearl Harbor & Midway) and Korea war experienced US Navy Commander. James Victor Rowney was born (November 11, 1917) in Baltimore, MD. Rowney belonged to the Maryland National Guard (1935-1937) and U.S. Naval Reserve (1937). He received an appointment...

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Sugihara & Zwartendijk Visas On ONE Travel Document (!) – Visas For Life

29 March, 2014
Sugihara & Zwartendijk Visas On ONE Travel Document (!) – Visas For Life

Two of eighteen righteous diplomats which took enormous personal risks to rescue Jews and others facing persecution and peril. They were true heroes; indeed, they were among the foremost human rights defenders of their day. Due their actions thousands could escape Nazi Holocaust. Since I am collecting passports I was always interested in protection letters/passports and visas saving Jewish lifes. Thanks to my global network and intensive research I...

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