Collectors Market Flash

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Reflections on the current market for collectors of historical passports. To find historical passports was and is never easy. Of course today with internet and several online auction platforms you have plenty of opportunities to find old obsolete documents. But…

Old Register Of Passports

It’s usually unlikely that you will see such old register of passports. Here is a nice example from the city of Bremen / Germany. The data in the register are exactly the same like on the issued passport of course.…

New Mobile Document Checking Device

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PRAXIS TEST – DOCULUS LUMUS A few months ago I stumbled over a brief newspaper article on a new mobile document checking device. I gathered more information at the manufacturer’s website and then contacted the company asking for more details.…

American Revolution Passport 1779

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American Revolution Passport 1779 signed by Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold was an American Revolutionary War general best known for his defection from the Continental Army to the British side of the conflict in 1780. Synopsis Benedict Arnold was born in…

Norway’s New Passport Design

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Norway’s designer already made headlines after Snøhetta presented the new “Pixel Design” for bank notes but this time neue presents also the new passport design which is minimalistic but crisp & clear. I just can say WOW, cool! I like…

Allied Museum Berlin

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25 years fall of the Berlin Wall is also related to the content of this museum – The Allied Military Forces In Occupied Germany. The history of the Western powers in Berlin is full of suspense and drama. It begins…

FRONTEX Document Fraud

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FRONTEX promotes, coordinates and develops European border management in line with the EU fundamental rights charter applying the concept of Integrated Border Management. Frontex helps border authorities from different EU countries work together. Frontex’s full title is the European Agency…

Carl Lutz – The Forgotten Hero

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Here comes an outstanding and awarded video book app about Swiss Diplomat CARL LUTZ who saved sixty-thousand Jewish life’s by issuing so called “SCHUTZPÄSSE (PROTECTION LETTERS)” in Budapest in 1944. This video trailer of “Carl Lutz – The Forgotten Hero”…