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CONTACT THE EXPERT

22 April, 2012

Contact the expert… usually I answer your request within 24 hrs. Passports & their history is a most interesting and educating topic. There is not much literature available so you are welcome to contact the expert. Do you want to know what passport do you have on your desk? Do you want to know details? Do you want to sell it? Do you want to know its value? Just...

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ABOUT ME

16 July, 2014
ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME… and Legal Notice On Passport Collecting My name is Tom, German national and I’m a fervent researcher & passport collector since 2003 when I explored the “Art” in old passports at some flea market in Kyoto, Japan. More than a decade now I study passports & their history. Travel documents telling the story of their bearer and it’s interesting and quite educating history. Who were they? What...

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TESTIMONIALS

26 June, 2014

“… your knowledge about passports is vast!” “All I can say is wow. I did a little reading and research, to post something interesting on the passport and it’s history, but your site is like a public library on the topic.” “You have amazing material. My PhD dissertation is on internal passports in Peru and your links are very helpful.” “Thank you very much for the information on my...

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SKORZENY’S PASSPORTS

24 May, 2014
Skorenzy passport lot-001-r100

OTTO AND ILSE SKORZENY’S PASSPORTS OTTO SKORZENY (1908 – 1975) Nazi officer and Hitler’s chief and favorite commando, he made a daring mountain-top rescue of Mussolini, placed english-speaking soldier in American uniforms to mislead American forces in the Bulge, and after the war headed the organization that helped hundreds of ex-SS officers flee Germany. Large important and revealing lot of passports, travel documents, membership cards, etc. owned and and...

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Nicholas Winton – Saving Czech Jewish Kids on the eve of WWII

2 May, 2014
wintonsmall

In 1938, London stockbroker Nicholas Winton decided to use his two weeks vacation to get to work. As violence began escalating against Jewish people in Europe, the 29-year-old traveled to Prague and ended up saving the lives of 669 children, mostly Jews, from almost certain death. Winton – now 104 – has spoken to CBS’ 60 Minutes about his incredible story, which included theft, forging documents and even blackmailing...

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SELECTED OFFERS

30 April, 2014
SELECTED OFFERS

Here you can find selected offers. Old travel documents (passports) which are not common at all. A full list of available old passports can be send on request – click here. All passports are obsolete and / or specimen and for research / collection purpose only. Some of the show items are available to extend your collection!   GERMANY, FOREIGN OFFICE, MINISTERIALPASS (DEPARTMENTAL PASSPORT) 1919 FOR A GERMAN FEDERAL...

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Richard Ellis’s Life In 15 Passports

9 April, 2014
15 passports

Text & Pictures by Krissy Ellis, Kuwait I got in touch with Krissy while she was posting a picture of twelve UK passports and this pic made me curious, so I contacted her. Krissy was so kind to write about her father’s life who was working as “Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver” in the Middle East. For sure a challenging job at such places and time. Here is his story...

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Sugihara & Zwartendijk Visas On One Travel Document

29 March, 2014
Silberberg 1940

Sugihara & Zwartendijk – two of eighteen righteous diplomats which took enormous personal risks to rescue Jews and others facing persecution and peril. They were true heroes; indeed, they were among the foremost human rights defenders of their day. Due their actions thousands could escape Nazi Holocaust. Since I am collecting passports I was always interested in protection letters/passports and visas saving Jewish lifes. Thanks to my global network...

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UK Passport 1933 of a Secret Service Agent

11 January, 2014
"MAC"

This is a very unique document – a UK passport of a former SIS (MI-6) Agent! The Secret Intelligence Service (SIS), often known as MI6, collects Britain’s foreign intelligence. The Service is based at Vauxhall Cross in London. Its Chief is Sir John Sawers. SIS provides Her Majesty’s Government with a global covert capability to promote and defend the national security and economic well-being of the United Kingdom. Meet...

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GUIDELINES

7 January, 2014

Literature about passport history or passport collecting is rare to find therefor you will get here valuable guidelines written by experienced collectors. Are you a specialist in some passport collection field then you are very welcome to contact me to share your guideline with us. Thanks to all contributors. 1. German Empire Passports 2. Allied Military Travel Permits For Occupied Germany 3. Spanish Passports (Part I) (II) (III)  (IV)...

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