25 search results for "canada"

Current Canada Passport – Illuminated

23 January, 2015

Take a look at the current Canadian passport under black light and you will truly see a firework (of illumination). The current series established from July 2013 will give you this experience. See the pictures here and follow the link to read more details and even see a video of the colorful illuminations. http://news.nationalpost.com/2015/01/20/new-canadian-passports-dark-and-incredible-secrets-revealed-but-youre-going-to-need-a-black-light/  

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17 September, 2015

SECURITYDOCUMENTWORLD (READING, UK) is a web-based news portal dedicated to providing timely, well-researched and free-to-access information for all those involved in purchasing, designing, manufacturing and integrating security-document and human identity centered solutions. Guest article > Passports now and thenSIRENA FILM (PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC) Film production company, consulting the Art department on documents used during the “Kindertransport” (WWII)VIDEOTRON (MONTREAL, CANADA) Cable TV company, consulting their prop master on travel documentsUFAFICION...

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17 June, 2015

ADEN – BRITISH TERRITORY 1959 ADEN PROTECTORATE MUKALLA QUAITI STATE (British Territory) Excellent condition, great traditional passport picture of a young man , visas and several Arabic revenue stamps, 32 pages. A very rare document for collectors. AUSTRIA 1828 excellent condition and with dry paper seal in great shape 1829 excellent condition and with nice dry paper seal 1857 very good condition, woman travelling to Russia, large double folio...

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American Revolution Passport 1779

19 November, 2014
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American Revolution Passport 1779 signed by Benedict Arnold Benedict Arnold was an American Revolutionary War general best known for his defection from the Continental Army to the British side of the conflict in 1780. Synopsis Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut, on January 14, 1741. A member of the Sons of Liberty, Arnold rose to the rank of general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. He...

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The Canadian Passport – Early Years

31 August, 2014
Canada 1915

Early years of the Canadian passport The story of the Canadian passport is entwined with Canada’s history, both as a colony of Great Britain and as a neighbor of the United States. Before 1862, Canadians, as British subjects, could travel freely to and from the United States without passports. To travel to Europe, however, a Canadian had to obtain a British passport from the Foreign Office in London. Those...

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27 June, 2014

FANTASY AND CAMOUFLAGE PASSPORTS The following article “Fantasy and Camouflage Passports” was inspired by our fellow collector Theo as we discussed recently these kind of “passports”. Currently there are not less than 125 fantasy passports listed plus another 25 camouflage passports and 2 documents of territories which are not internationally recognized. The United Nation has currently 193 member states. Does it mean there are 193 different passports? No, because...

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Anatomy of Biometric Passports

12 June, 2014

Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 490362, 8 pages http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/490362 Research Article Anatomy of Biometric Passports Dominik Malčík and Martin Drahanský Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology, Božetĕchova 2, 61266 Brno, Czech Republic Received 25 May 2012; Accepted 18 July 2012 Academic Editor: Tai Hoon Kim Copyright © 2012 Dominik Malčík and Martin Drahanský. This is an open access article distributed under the...

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24 May, 2014
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OTTO AND ILSE SKORZENY’S PASSPORTSOTTO 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 used...

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ICAO Meeting upcoming

28 April, 2014

ICAO Headquarters, Montreal, Canada The Twenty-second Meeting of the Technical Advisory Group on Machine Readable Travel Documents (TAG/MRTD/22) will be held at ICAO Headquarters, Montreal, Canada from 21 to 23 May 2014. Interesting topics will be discussed and presented. For example: Circulating Specimen Signatures in passports New technologies Evidence of identification Deviations in MRTD’s The full agenda can be found at the ICAO website.

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James Earl Ray Fake Canadian Passport – Assassin of Martin Luther King

8 March, 2014
Martin Luther King - The fake passport used by James Earl Ray

When it became known back in 1968 that Martin Luther King assassin James Earl Ray had secured a Canadian passport to escape the FBI, it was another embarrassment for the Canadian passport office and External Affairs. Add Ray to the list of famous spies and assassins who used a Canadian passport to get around. James Earl Ray’s photo on a fake passport issued to one of his aliases, Ramon...

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