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26 September, 2014

I am glad to support you & to give you a professional statement on your items as expert, which includes a collectors value of your document. In return I would deeply appreciate a small donation (Donate box at lower left corner at the homepage) for telling you, if your collectible is worth $100, $500 or $5000! THANK YOU! Passports & their history is a most interesting and educating topic....

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11 September, 2015

Here are the voices (testimonials) from collectors & readers… “I am writing to you from the film production company Sirenafilm based in Prague. We are currently preparing a film about the Jewish Kindertransport from Austria after the Nazi occupation of Austria in 1938. An essential element of certain scenes is the use of ´´Reich´´ passports that were issued to Austrian citizens shortly after the occupation with the infamous J...

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Ebay’s (U.S.) Statement On Listing Old Passports

17 August, 2015
3 monkeys

It was actually a simple question for eBay but read by yourself how incompetent and really stupid their customer service replied. Just another proof of their most worse customer service. I was asking this question A.) to get best legal security for our collectors community B.) to get an official eBay statement C.) to show eBay that they don’t even follow there own policy. By the way the same...

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Nazi Service Passport 1943 Capt Loewe

14 August, 2015

A fantastic and unique document lot which consists on three (3) Nazi Service passports (Dienstpass) & Soldbuch of him, his daughter and wife  and letters from Captain Hans Loewe to/from his family when he was at the Civilian Internment Camp 1 (British Internment Camp Gardeland) near the German city of Neumünster. The camp was on the terrain of the company Lederfabrik Emil Köster. Interestingly, two of the cards bear his...

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The Worst eBay Experience EVER! (update)

31 July, 2015
ebay sucks

The buyer got the refund but don’t want to send me the document back but FORCE me to pay for a repair of the document! I tried to contact him for more than a week without any replay from him. I filed an appeal with eBay but (why no surprise) they can’t help me! WHY? Because they said the case is already closed and the private email exchange between...

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British Ships Passport – Island Of Jersey 1753

26 July, 2015
Castle Elizabeth, Jersey. Picture by Dan Marsh

A most rare document for any passionate passport collector! A mid 18th century (!) BRITISH SHIPS PASSPORT issued at the ISLAND OF JERSEY in the name of Honorable Colonel William Deane / Lt Governor of Jersey , Castle Elizabeth on 25 August 1753, signed by Deane including intact wax seal! Such ships passports are rare to find! This documents was issued 262 years ago to the ships master, Lewis Maloviun...

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11 July, 2015

Literature about passport history or passport collecting is rare to find therefore 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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11 July, 2015

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 did they work? Why they traveled to China, India or USA in 1924 or in...

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18th Century Royal Protection Letter For Jewish Family

17 May, 2015
Prussian German Jewish Protection letter 1799p

As a side topic I do collect also protection letters & passes from the Holocaust which includes documents issued and signed by several “righteous diplomats”. But to get the chance to secure such a early document of Jewish-German-Polish history is outstanding! This folio protection letter for a Jew from Poland with name Moses Lewin from the City of Lodz (profession: tailor), received the  Royal protection and the right of...

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Titles included in British passports

8 February, 2015

Did you know? For detailed information on the correct use of titles that may be recorded on the personal details page of the passport, and the appropriate observation to be entered, see Observations in Passports. Titles of nobility Titles of nobility are part of a person’s name and identity, and for holders who use their title as part of their name for all purposes, the title should be entered...

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