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Helvetic Republic Passport 1798

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In Swiss history, the Helvetic Republic (1798–1803) represented an early attempt to impose a central authority over Switzerland, which until then had consisted of self-governing cantons united by a loose military alliance (and ruling over subject territories such as Vaud).…

Unique Croatian Collective Passport

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Unique Croatian collective passport from February 1941 Zbyšek Šustek, Slovak Numismatic Society at Slovak Academy of Sciences Recently I have enriched my collection with a collective passport issued on 1 February 1941 to the Croatian ice hockey team for its…

The new European Union laissez-passer

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A giant leap forward by Nathalie Creste and Claudia Schwendimann, © Keesing Reference Systems B.V., Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity February 2016 In 2015, based on an amended legal basis, the laissez-passer issued by the European Union made a…

Passport To Venice

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by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez As promised, I’m sharing photos of another passport I received from my generous friend Marco. But this passport is not just a copy – it’s the real thing! When E. A. Berckmans de Meert was 25…

Collective Passport For 10 Men

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Collective or group passports are a type of travel document which are nowadays not used anymore (exception – see related link below). I do have a few in my collection and the latest collective passport I have seen was issued…