Tag: Austria

Interesting Austrian Post WWII Passport

Thanks to my fellow collector FM from Germany who offered this quite unusual document, I can display it’s pictures and tell a bit about the document. Direct after WWII Swastika free documents did not exist so the local governments had…

German Alien Passport With Stamp EVAKUIERT!

Earlier this year I received an inquiry from a reader asking me about the document of his grandmother. The passport is quite interesting because of two characteristics. The red “J” stamp The large “EVAKUIERT” (evacuated) stamp The big red “J”…

East German Passport For A Dancer

This is an early East German (GDR) passport issued in Berlin for a female dancer which travelled frequently, even to Iraq (besides Poland and Austria) and that was surely unusual for East Germans at this time in 1959. At first…

Edouard Drouyn de Lhuys

Edouard Drouyn de Lhuys (19 November 1805 – 1 March 1881) was a French statesman and diplomat, born at Melun in the department of Seine et Marne. He was educated at the College of Louis-le-Grande. The scion of a wealthy…

CHARLES CASTLE (1813-1886) HIS PASSPORT

 I have the contents of the writing desk of my great great great uncle Charles Castle, passed down to me by my uncle John Salter. It’s a treasure trove of correspondence from the mid-nineteenth century. Uncle Charles was active in…

Interesting German Passport 1939, London

THIS passport is not only a very interesting document regarding the “ANSCHLUSS” of Austria into Nazi-Germany it shows also the influence of NAZISM abroad on German citizens. In this case the German Embassy in London forced a maid to return…