115 search results for "diplomat"

Benjamin Franklin: First American Diplomat

15 March, 2015

Benjamin Franklin: First American Diplomat, 1776–1785 Benjamin Franklin, the most distinguished scientific and literary American of his age, was the first American diplomat. He served from 1776 to 1778 on a three-man commission to France charged with the critical task of gaining French support for American independence. French aristocrats and intellectuals embraced Franklin as the personification of the New World Enlightenment. His likeness appeared on medallions, rings, watches, and...

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20 February, 2015

This passport type is unusual! I asked my fellow collector Tristan, who is indeed an expert in French travel documents and he also replied to me that he never saw such a type before. Issued to M. Georges Firmin-Didot, Attaché of the French Republic sent to his post at the Holy Sea (Vatican). Issued in Paris, 20. July 1880, stamp, signed by the chief of staff of the foreign...

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Diplomatic Passport Of Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat

18 January, 2015

Today I am able to present you an extraordinary collectible which is definitely outstanding! The owner of the document contacted me via my website and asked me in support to find a potential buyer. The passport is a vintage document, used but in very good condition and complete. Here are the details. Diplomatic passport of Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat Third President of Egypt (1970 – 1981) Nobel Peace Prize Laureates...

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German Diplomatic & Consular Passports – A Guideline

22 September, 2014

German Empire – German Diplomatic & Consular Passports – A Guideline   Published by Passport-collector.com 1826 – 1926. All documents are displayed. Text in German. Presented by passport-collector.com – the ONLY website for passports & their history. When do you start your collection?

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Diplomatic ID-Card Nazi Germany

28 July, 2014
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Not a diplomatic passport but a diplomatic ID card of a captain of the German Navy which was a supporting officer to the Military Attache at the Embassy of the Independent State of Croatia in Berlin. A nice and rare document, issued 1944. Enjoy

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Joseph John Franklin Diplomatic Passport

16 February, 2014
Joseph John Franklin

Diplomatic Passport of Joseph John Franklin 1918. During World War I, Joseph J. Franklin was designated Diplomatic Courier of the United States of America by the Secretary of State on 24 October 1917. Franklin served at the U.S. Embassy, London. Prior to his service as Diplomatic Courier, Franklin was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Spanish-American War. The citation reads as follows: The President of...

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Nazi Germany Diplomatic Passport

3 February, 2014

Nazi Germany Diplomatic Passport – Printing Sample Well as a collector you know this passport type is one of the most rarest and most desired collectible. This is a genuine printing sample for a Diplomatic Passport produced 1938 by the German Federal Printing Office in Berlin. The sample has only four pages and comes in mint condition ! Of course a well traveled Nazi Diplomatic passport would be much...

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Galeazzo Ciano – Foreign Minister of Fascist Italy – Diplomatic Passport

24 December, 2013

Galeazzo Ciano – Foreign Minister of Fascist Italy – Diplomatic Passport Galeazzo Ciano, dei conti di Cortellazzo, was born on 18 March 1903 at Leghorn, the son of Admiral Costanzo Ciano, an Italian hero of World War I and an early supporter of Mussolini. After gaining his degree young Ciano dabbled for a time in journalism and then in 1925 entered the Italian diplomatic service. He served briefly at...

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17 October, 2013

David Ben-Gurion’s Diplomatic Passport 1951 has been sold on 13. Oct 2013. I spoke to Dov Hazan from Tiroche Auction House  in Israel and he told me that the document was also offered by them back in 1999 and sold for $15.000. Today, 14 years later the very same buyer was offering the exactly same passport which closed for a final of $35.000 including premium. Congratulation to the seller...

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Diplomatic Passport Of East Germanys Minister Of State Security (STASI)

13 December, 2012

Diplomatic Passport Of East Germany’s Minister Of State Security (STASI) This is the East German Diplomatic Passport of Erich Mielke (December 28, 1907 – May 21, 2000) a German Communist politician and Minister of State Security of the German Democratic Republic from 1957 to 1989. A hard-line Stalinist, he spent several years in the Soviet Union. Mielke held the military rank of four star Army General. In 1993, he...

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