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BUSINESS INSIDER (LONDON, UK)
This is the oldest (British) passport in exsistence
ANTHONY CORMIER, JOURNALIST (PULIZER PRIZE WINNER)
Consulting on passports
ALJAZEERA ENGLISH (DOHA, QATAR)
Consulting on passport issues for the documentary “North Korea: The death of King-Jong-nam”
BUSINESS MAGAZIN (BUCHAREST, ROMANIA)
De la Uniunea Sovietică la Germania de Est: o impresionantă colecţie de paşapoarte emise de ţări care nu mai există (From the Soviet Union to East Germany: an impressive collection of passports issued by countries that no longer exist)
FOX STUDIOS AUSTRALIA (SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA)
Support for a passport prop
CORRIERE DELLA SERA (MILAN, ITALY)
Non solo Brexit. Ecco i passaporti di Paesi che non esistono più
(Not only Brexit. Here are the passports of countries that no longer exist)
DAILYMAIL.COM (LONDON, UK)
From Stalin’s Soviet Union to East Germany & British Palestine:The extraordinary historical passports to countries that no longer exist
SAfm – SOUTH AFRICAN RADIO (JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA)
Radio Interview – The Lifestyle Show with Michelle Constant – Passport History & Collecting
LA OPINION (LOS ANGELES, USA)
Las fascinantes historias detrás de los pasaportes antiguos y modernos
(The fascinating stories behind ancient and modern passports)
BBC MUNDO (MIAMI, USA)
Las fascinantes historias detrás de los pasaportes antiguos y modernos
(The fascinating stories behind ancient and modern passports)
THE WEATHER CHANNEL (ATLANTA, USA)
The Rare Documents of Tom Topol, the Passport Collector
PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL (MINNEAPOLIS, USA)
Radio Interview – Every passport tells a story
PROTAGON MAGAZINE (ATHENS, GREECE)
Εξι εκπληκτικά διαβατήρια από χώρες που δεν υπάρχουν πια
(Six stunning passports from countries that no longer exist)
ATLAS OBSCURA (LOS ANGELES, USA)
Six Stories of Stunning Passports From Countries That No Longer Exist
EBAY UNITED KINGDOM (LONDON, UK)
Interview on passports and collecting
PASSPORTINFO.COM (FLORIDA, USA)
“Is it legal to sell an old passport?”
CONDE NAST TRAVELLER (NEW YORK, USA)
“A Look Inside Carrie Fisher’s Passport” including interview with me.
REFINERY MAGAZIN (NEW YORK, USA)
“Carrie Fisher’s Vintage Passport” including interview with me.
NINE.COM.AU (AUSTRALIA)
Carrie Fisher’s well-loved 1983 passport goes up for auction
GOODRUM HOUSE – Buckhead Heritage Society – (ATLANTA, USA)
Support on “encrypting” Goodrum’s passport content.
ZEPPELIN.ORG (ITALY)
“Want To Know How a North Korean Passport Looks Like”.
The Italian magazine for international politics also published the article.
CONDE NAST TRAVELLER (NEW YORK, USA)
“This Is What a North Korean Passport Looks Like”.
Katherine Lagrave just rewrote/redacted the original article from Business Insider UK. However I am pleased to see it.
BUSINESS INSIDER (LONDON, UK)
“Here’s what it’s like inside a North Korean passport — one of the world’s rarest travel documents”.
UK’s TOP publisher with 40 Mio pageviews a month was hosting my article on the DPRK passport.
INYAN MAGAZINE (NEW YORK, USA)
A weekly Jewish magazine which covers a range of Jewish relevant topics that inform and inspire their readers. Here a six-page article on the history of passports including an interview with me.
FINE BOOKS & COLLECTIONS MAGAZINE (CHAPEL HILL, USA)
Article “Collectible Passports” in the Summer issue of this leading magazine including an interview with me.
CANADIAN MUSEUM OF HUMAN RIGHTS (WINNIPEG, CANADA)
The museum got three significant collectibles from me. A NANSEN passport and two German passports of Jews with the infamous J-stamp (Jew)
RUSHEN HERITAGE TRUST (RUSHEN, ISLE OF MAN)
Support on WW2 Women’s Internment in the Isle of Man in Port Erin and Port St Mary
YAOTSU TOWN HALL OFFICE (YAOTSU, JAPAN)
Support of the UNESCO Memory of the World Project for the Chiune Sugihara Memorial Museum
INFOSECURA – SECURITYPRINTERS.ORG (Bruxelles, Belgium)
Article on passport history for the security printing industry worldwide, published four times a year by Intergraf
CORTINA PRODUCTIONS (MCLEAN, USA)
Support on old passport stamps for the RICHARD NIXON PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM
BBC DAILY POLITICS ON BBC2 (LONDON, UK)

Invitation for a on-air interview on passport history in relation to the new British passport design
SICPA (LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND)
Support research on the history of “Admission stamps” in passports
HUFFINGTON POST (KOREA)
picked up my article on the North Korean passport history
SECURITYDOCUMENTWORLD (READING, UK)
Global news from the Security Document Industry.
Guest article > Passports now and then
SIRENA FILM (PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC)
Film production – consulting the art department on documents used during the “Kindertransport” (WWII)
VIDEOTRON (MONTREAL, CANADA)
Cable TV company – consulting their prop master on travel documents
UFAFICION (POTSDAM, GERMANY)
German award winning film and television Company and a unique leader in the German film and television market
support with several passports for a upcoming production for German TV ZDF
SALZBURG FESTIVAL / SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE (SALZBURG, AUSTRIA)
Supported the prop master with several passports for Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors”
SKYNEWS.CH (ZURICH, SWITZERLAND)
Article in Feb 2015 issue about Swiss aviation pioneer Ernst Nyffenegger & his passport
GIZMODO.COM (NEW YORK, USA)
Article / Interview on passport security
THE GUARDIAN (LONDON, UK)
Support for a passport gallery
LAW ENFORCEMENT – POLICE (LENDAVA, SLOVENIA)
Support on a diplomatic passport Congo
DIPLOMATIC COURIER ALUMNI (History of the Diplomatic Courier Service, USA)
Support on passport history
CALCALYST (Israel’s largest business daily newspaper and website)
Interview on current passport design & passport history
APIS (BANSKA BYSTRICA, SLOVAKIA)
Test of their mobile document checking device C230 UVC
charismaTec (GRAZ, AUSTRIA)
Test of their mobile document checking device DOCULUS LUMUS
KEESING TECHNOLOGIES (AMSTERDAM, NL)
Article about passport collecting & passport history for The Journal of Documents & Identity
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL CENTER (MI, USA)
Consultation on Holocaust documents
THE EPHEMERA SOCIETY (LONDON, UK)
Tom Topol’s excellent website is always up-to-date with the latest news on passports and their history
article in THE EPHEMERIST about passport collecting & passport history
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND
(EDINBURGH, UK)
Support in acquiring a significant historic Scottish passport
FOYLES WAR – popular British TV series (LONDON, UK)
Support the Graphic Designer in recreating a historic passport
THE GOODMAN THEATRE (CHICAGO, USA)
Support on Iraqi passport
ORANGE TREE THEATRE (RICHMOND, UK)
Support on British passports
BBC (LONDON, UK)
Research on historic passport
HOLOCAUST FOUNDATION (OSAKA, JAPAN)
Support in acquisition of specific Holocaust material – passport related
KAUFMAN ASTORIA STUDIOS – Legendary movie studio (NEW YORK, USA)
Support the property master in recreating a historic passport
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY LIBRARY (SIDNEY, AUSTRALIA)
Evaluation of their passport collection
PAUL FRASER COLLECTIBLES (USA)
is referring to my website “…offers a wealth of intriguing resources on the subject.”
GERMAN VIEW MAGAZINE (HAMBURG, GERMANY)
published an article and interview about me in their November 2013 issue
POST – ITALIAN ONLINE MAGAZINE
published an article about my website
ABOUT.COM
published my story about passport collecting and website
EPHEMERA/typepad.com
published my story about passport collecting and website
GERMAN MAGAZINE “Autographs Collector”
published my story about passport collecting and website in their monthly magazine
HOLOCAUST FOUNDATION (CONNECTICUT, USA)
Support in acquiring specific Holocaust material – passport related
HOLOCAUST FOUNDATION (ILLINOIS, USA)
Support in acquiring specific Holocaust material – passport related
EPHEMERA SOCIETY OF AMERICA
published my story about passport collecting and website in their regular magazine
plus guest article about a US 1814 passport at their website
INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT COLLECTORS MEETING (BERLIN, GERMANY)
Event organizer, participants from Germany, France, Singapore, Switzerland, Romania, Belgium, UK

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