French Passport on Sheep Skin (!)

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Well, here just an example of a readers request for support… Subject: 19th Century French Passport This is a very unusual passport in that it is dated 1801 and printed on sheepskin. The owner contacted me to help him place…

eBay US Customer Service Is Bottom Quality!

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eBay US Customer Service Is Bottom Quality and unfortunately the get away with it! Just another worse eBay experience! I listed a old obsolete US passport and eBay cancelled my listing within a few hours referring to the “Government &…

Diana, Princess of Wales

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Diana, Princess of Wales (Diana Frances; nee Spencer; 1 July 1961 – 31 August 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Diana was born into…

Isabella Bird and her travels

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Intrepid travel writer and photographer Isabella Bird (1831-1904) was one of the 19th century’s most remarkable women travellers. Her intrepid global travels and her subsequent travel books made her famous at home and abroad. Over coming poor health and the…

PayPal quietly charges fees

Paypal has quietly started charging for using the Friends and Family transaction While it still says on the Paypal site, in at least two different places, that “It’s always free to send money to friends and family when you use…

Irish Passport with 5 AMG Revenues

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Our fellow collector Theo shared this nice document with us. A Irish passport issued 1948 with nice Allied Military Government (AMG) revenue stamps. I guess not often to find in this combination. Enjoy.  

Diplomatic ID-Card Nazi Germany

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Not a diplomatic passport but a diplomatic ID card of a captain of the German Navy which was a supporting officer to the Military Attache at the Embassy of the Independent State of Croatia in Berlin. A nice and rare…