Dienstpass of the 3rd Reich

Sometimes it’s worth to stay focused. A collector’s story… As I do regular research on web I found 2 weeks ago an old ad from 2005 about this German 3rd Reich Dienstpass (Service Passport). Someone offered the mentioned passport which…

Passport of Germany’s 1st President

Theodor Heuss was the first President of the Federal Republic of Germany. He served from 1949 to 1959. His Diplomatic Passport was issued with the no. G0001. Thanks to German Diplomat Winfried Jung this important historical document was saved from…

German Passport 1939, Shanghai

The passport was issued 13 June 1939 at the German General Consulate in SHANGHAI to businessman Otto Frössel. What is truly interesting about it that is has visas to the USSR from December 1939, made at the north-eastern Chinese city…

Swiss passport types

These are the Swiss passport standard types (booklets) since 1915     Switzerland issued seven different passport types. The new biometric types 06 + 10 and the old type from 1915 are hard to get for your collection. More information…

Nansen Passport

2 Nansen Passports issued in France, issued in 1947 to Mr. and Mrs. Tcherniakoff, Russian Refugees. One Family Book (un livret de famille) issued in France 1935. Herszel Tajchner, born in Poland and Pessia Tcherniakoff born in Odessa, Russia. Herszel…

US passport problems (video)

See the video here… It seems the RFID chip is/was produced in Thailand for US-Passports which was defined as significant security issue. By MATTHEW MOSK, MATTHEW COLE, BRIAN ROSS (@brianross) and JOHN SOLOMON CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY AND ABC NEWS…