PETER III OF RUSSIA (1728-1762), Tsar of Russia, Passport

18 September, 2013
PETER III OF RUSSIA (1728-1762), Tsar of Russia, Passport

PETER III OF RUSSIA (1728-1762) Tsar of Russia for six months, assassinated, married to the future Catherine the Great. Autograph printed document (for travel) signed Peter Prince zur Holstein, written in German, dated castle of Reval May 11th, 1747, with paper seal. Partly cut with loss of margin and part of paper seal. Contemporary notes on verso, partly lacking. This is truly a document of significant Russian history and...

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INTERPOL TRAVEL DOCUMENT

15 September, 2013
INTERPOL TRAVEL DOCUMENT

An Interpol Travel Document is a travel document issued to Interpol officers for travel to Interpol member countries. They are intended to reduce response times for personnel deployed to assist with transnational criminal investigations, major events or emergency situations by waiving normal visa requirements. The travel documents consist of an e-Passport Booklet and an e-Identification Card identifying the holder as an Interpol officer, granting them special immigration status when...

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LUDVIG XVI, King Of France, Passport

12 September, 2013
LUDVIG XVI, King Of France, Passport

LUDVIG XVI,  King of France. Passport, printed and handwritten, signed “Louis”, for m. Felix Soffiet “fabriquant de bas”, for a journey from Paris to Gothenburg. Dated Versailles March 3 1782, 1 page in folio, some tears in the foldings. Countersigned De Vergennes. Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes (20 December 1717 – 13 February 1787) was a French statesman and diplomat, French Foreign Minister at the time of the American...

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Rare Collection Of Nazi Documents Donated

2 September, 2013
Rare Collection Of Nazi Documents Donated

Rare collection of Nazi documents donated A rare collection of stamps, letters, ID cards and other documents of the Nazi era was donated to the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. Valued at $260,000, the Edward Victor Philatelic Holocaust Collection was acquired and organized by Victor, a retired Los Angeles lawyer, over a 30-year period. In many cases the content tracks the fate of a given Jewish family from...

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North Korean Passport (50/60’s)

30 August, 2013
North Korean Passport (50/60’s)

What you see here is a very very very rare collectible … North Korea Passport (DPRK) , unissued, ca. 50/60’s, 28 pages, excellent condition Russian, Korean and (traditional) Chinese., see pictures This is a passport (for foreign travels) of North Korea (People’s Korean Democratic Republic). And it has pages for visas, this is main sign that this passport is for travels abroad. Some explanation of each page (according to...

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THE ALLIED “PASSIERSCHEIN” SAFE CONDUCT PASSES OF WWII

29 August, 2013
safe conduct

THE ALLIED “PASSIERSCHEIN” SAFE CONDUCT PASSES OF WWII SGM Herbert A. Friedman (Ret.) made a nice article and summary of these documents. Here is a brief introduction and please visit his website at   http://www.psywarrior.com/GermanSCP.html to read the full story. By the time the United States entered World War II in December 1941, the British, French and Russians had already printed and dropped a host of surrender leaflets on...

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Evolution of the UAE passport

23 August, 2013
Evolution of the UAE passport

Mustafa Al Zarooni / 23 August 2013 While history could be “the biography of great men”, as Thomas Carlyle wrote, we encounter it through collections of yellow-tinged papers and photographs and artefacts. Museums, which display these archives, are the house of history. They tell the tales of nations, people, their rulers, customs, beliefs and turning points. Al Dana Museum at the General Directorate of Naturalisation and Foreigners Affairs in...

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JOE FRAZIER’S PASSPORT 1984

18 August, 2013
joe frazier1984

You just missed a most unique chance to grab a awesome collectible – THE PASSPORT OF JOE FRAZIER. The document comes direct from his last business manager and includes a reference letter. Frazier’s personal passport, number E474304, issued on March 12, 1984. Passport measures 3.5 x 5, and contains his printed personal information on the third page, signed at the bottom “Joseph Frazier.” Affixed on the adjoining page, opposite...

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The Passport Forger

17 August, 2013
GERMANY SS-Oslo 1945

The Passport forger – Memoirs of a counterfeiting hero Cioma Schönhaus calls his second home – Switzerland – a paradise. In 1943, he found refuge here from the horrors of the Holocaust. Thanks to his counterfeiting talents, he helped hundreds of other Jews escape certain death. More than sixty years later, he has published his story in a gripping biography, ‘The Passport forger’. I read his book and have...

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QUEEN ELIZABETH I SIGNED PASSPORT DOCUMENT FOR ROBERT BERTIE 1598

14 August, 2013
QUEEN ELIZABETH I SIGNED PASSPORT DOCUMENT FOR ROBERT BERTIE 1598

WOW, what a great collectible will be at auction in UK this month! A Queen Elizabeth signed passport 1598. The writing on the document is saying “License to travel for Robt. Berty Esq.”. However I am not so sure if the estimated result will be reached but let’s wait till 21st. Description: When folded, the document has on the back side “A license to travel for Robt. Berty Esq.”...

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