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The Nansen Passport

4 May, 2012

  has a good website abou te Nansen passport. The idea for the Nansen passport came from a representative from the International Red Cross, Edouard August Frick. In the autumn of 1921, he proposed an identity card that could work as a passport recognized through international agreements. Frick named it “the Nansen passport”. Hugh McKinnon, second in command in the League of Nations’ legal department, handled the details. The...

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The Nansen Passport (incl. Video)

8 June, 2011
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The National Archives Of Norway published a excellent website about the Nansen Passport with nice pictures and detailed background information. The idea for the Nansen passport came from a representative from the International Red Cross, Edouard August Frick. In the autumn of 1921, he proposed an identity card that could work as a passport recognized through international agreements. Frick named it “the Nansen passport”. Hugh McKinnon, second in command...

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Nansen Certificate Of Identity – Free City Of Danzig

22 March, 2011
Nansen Certificate Of Identity – Free City Of Danzig

NANSEN CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY - FREE CITY OF DANZIG, Germany 1925 and vaid till 1926, with revenue and stamps. CONGRATULATIONS to seller and buyer! See the footer of the ID-Card which shows it’s a NANSEN CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY. This is the very first NANSEN I saw which was issued by the FREE CITY OF DANZIG. Danzig (Gdansk) is now part of Poland. NANSEN documents for refugees are rare to find...

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Dr.Nansen & The League of Nations

11 December, 2010
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  Source: http://www.indiana.edu/~league/intro.htm

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Bulgarian Nansen Passport

15 November, 2010
Bulgarian Nansen Passport

A Nansen passport is not often available, especially not this booklet types which are much rarer than the folios.

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Nansen Passport

11 October, 2010
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2 Nansen Passports issued in France, issued in 1947 to Mr. and Mrs. Tcherniakoff, Russian Refugees. One Family Book (un livret de famille) issued in France 1935. Herszel Tajchner, born in Poland and Pessia Tcherniakoff born in Odessa, Russia. Herszel Tajchner died in 1943 at the Concentration Camp in Auschwitz, Germany. Also includes: two ID cards: one for a foreigner and the other for a privileged resident. The ID...

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LINKS

29 June, 2014

Links, Laws & Books Collectorsweekly The Best of Vintage and Antiques… Ephemera Blog Exploring the world of paper… Passport Land This website displays a private collection of 500(!) old passports including genealogy & biography of their bearers Passport Stampaholic Passport chops, Immigration paraphernalia, stories Autograph-club.org (currently offline) International Autograph Society in Germany (English) ada1986.de International Autograph Society in Germany (German) Passport stamps and visas Another site on Flickr with...

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A new book for passport collectors…

24 May, 2012
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We all know how difficult it is to find books about our hobby but now I have good news for you: George Eugen Tudor has published the book “An Analysis Of International Identity And Travel Documents For Refugees And Stateless Persons”. The book contains 389 pages and is very well supported by excellent illustrations of the documents covered. The price for his book is €35 only, very reasonable for...

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The German Passport System 1925, Johannes Krause

13 April, 2012
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When it comes to literature on passports we all know it is quite difficult to find relevant sources. I was lucky to find to old and rare books on the German passport system. This book has not only the full content of the passport law at that time but it does explain the passport system much more in detail, including several further documents which where normaly just for “internal...

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Fine selection of outstandig passports (part V)

19 December, 2010

(Displaying here some Nansen passports from the collection of Guy van Keer and others) See also article about Dr.Nansen and his work for the League of Nations. NANSEN 1944 Armenia Family Revenue 1944 Armenia Family Revenue 1944 Armenia Family Revenue 1944 Armenia Family Revenue 1944 Armenia Family Revenue 1944 Armenia Family Revenue 1944 Armenia Family Revenue Liban It will cease to be valid if the Bearer enters Turkish territory"...

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