History Of Passports – Inyan Magazine

Inyan Magazine

Dear fellow collectors, as announced earlier here comes another article with an interview with me promoting passports and their history. This time for the US weekly Inyan – Hamodia magazine which covers a range of Jewish relevant topics that inform…

Pass Book 1863 Grand Duchy of Baden

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When I first spotted the document I thought it’s a Wander book but actually this one is a pass book of a maid. But at the same time it’s also a service book, passport and a citizenship document. I have…

Sugihara UNESCO Memory of the World Program

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Sugihara’s home city and museum in Yaotsu, Japan is applying to cover Sugihara Chinue’s documents, which saved so many lifes during the Holocaust, within the UNESCO Memory of the World Program. UNESCO’s Memory of the World Programme is an international…

Helvetic Republic Passport 1798

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In Swiss history, the Helvetic Republic (1798–1803) represented an early attempt to impose a central authority over Switzerland, which until then had consisted of self-governing cantons united by a loose military alliance (and ruling over subject territories such as Vaud).…

Whitney Houston Passports at Auction

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Two passports of singer Whitney Houston who was found dead in 2012 at the Hilton, Beverly Hills were up for auction. A 1985 passport shows her at age 22 and her last passport from 2007. Final result for her 1985…