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Contact

22 April, 2012

I am glad to answer your questions… If you offer old documents please do not only say “I have a old UK passport…” but please state WHEN the passport was ISSUED and WHEN EXPIERED! Some pictures would help too…you can attach them – see below… Do NOT ask me for passports for travel purposes! ALL documents at this website are obsolete and for research, education and collection ONLY! Tom...

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TESTIMONIALS

20 April, 2014

“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 document. You have a very good site,...

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Richard Ellis’s Life In 15 Passports

9 April, 2014
Richard Ellis’s Life In 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 (!) – Visas For Life

29 March, 2014
Sugihara & Zwartendijk Visas On ONE Travel Document (!) – Visas For Life

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 and intensive research I...

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Celebrity Passports Auction Results

23 February, 2014
Celebrity Passports Auction Results

These 4 celebrities reached so far the highest prices. Lou Gehrig ($263.000), Marilyn Monroe ($115.000), James Joyce ($98.696) & Albert Einstein ($93.000) All collectors know to find nice old passports is difficult and to find celebrity passports is even more challenging. But from time to time it`s possible. On some auctions houses you could find in the past the celebrities as listed. Via my website I got also several...

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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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The Passport Of Peter Walker

30 December, 2013
Peter Walker

(by William Walker, UK) The Passport Of Peter Walker Read the great story of a UK navigator at a Wellington bomber during WW II.Thank you very much William for contacting me and share with us this amazing story and passport of your father. Peter Walker was born in 1915 on Christmas eve.He went to Hotel college in Lausanne during the pre-war years, leaving for England in July of 1939...

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A Collectors Story – Rita Hayworth

30 September, 2013
A Collectors Story – Rita Hayworth

This article was first published at my website in Sep 2011. Now updated and reposted. A Collectors Story – Rita Hayworth A few month ago there was a interesting item at a popular online auction website. The lot contains photographs and letters from Hollywood legend Rita Hayworth including a 1947 issued passport. I was contacting the seller as I wanted to purchase the passport only and made a decent...

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About Passport-collector.com

15 September, 2013
About Passport-collector.com

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

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