Tag: Collection

Duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg


Duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg Issued at Altenburg on February 1757 including a large embossed paper seal. A 253 years old passport in quite good conditions. Written in German language. Such old passports are truly rarely offered. Sold for $280.

Collectors Meeting in Zürich

Guido & Tom

It is always great to meet up with fellow collectors and to share stories and experience. Today I met Guido who works as pastor in a small Swiss community. We first met some months ago at a local flea market…

Rare Andorran Passport 1939


Rare Andorran Passport 1939 Recently I could acquire this very nice and most rare collectible including a resident permit for Spain attached. Passport Valls D’Andorra issued 1939 in Andorra prolonged at the Andorran Delegation in Barcelona in 1939 several stamps…

Archiving your passports


On regular basis we share our experience about passport collecting but today I like to share HOW to ARCHIVE your treasures. Your items are of value – not only because of the money you spent for them but also of …

Christmas Collectors Fair – Zürich

collectors fair - zürich

This week the biggest collertors market in Switzerland opened it’s doors for 4 days. For me it is the first visit there and what can I tell? Well, it’s a huge market with more than 400 dealers mostly from Switzerland…

passport-collector.com at The Political Archives

Political archive

passport-collector.com (PCC) at the Political Archives of the Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. The Political Archive is the “memory” of the Federal Foreign Office. The team includes archivists, historians and restorers as well as record management, Reading Room and stack…

Promoting passport collecting

Greece (Individuell)

Recently I had a table at at our local flea market. I went there with some of my old passports to promote passport collecting and what can I tell? The people were quite interested in this “strange” collection field and…