Tag: Italy

Passport To Venice

by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez As promised, I’m sharing photos of another passport I received from my generous friend Marco. But this passport is not just a copy – it’s the real thing! When E. A. Berckmans de Meert was 25…

Giacomo Casanova’s Passport

Look at this fantastic travel document presented by Kathleen Ann Gonzales. Her Blog SeductiveVenice follows her journey as researcher and writer about Venice, Casanova, and Gondolas. I am glad to found her great article about this outstanding passport! Kathleen gave…

Enrico Caruso Passport 1919

WHAT a great finding is this Italian passport of Caruso from 1919 issued in New York! His travel document included his 2nd wife Dorothy Park Benjamin (the daughter of a wealthy New York patent lawyer) and his son Enrico, Jr.…

Archibald Philip 5th Earl of Rosebery

Here comes a beautiful British passport issued 1894 in London issued to Mr. W. Eccles (probably William Henry Eccles FRS (23 August 1875 – 29 April 1966) a British physicist and a pioneer in the development of radio communication). The…

Italian Diplomatic Passport 1943

This is the first document of this type I ever could acquire and it has a beautiful hidden feature – a fantastic & unusual watermark! Besides that the document was issued to a military attache in Ankara, Turkey. Several diplomatic…

MUSSOLINI’S ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION

MUSSOLINI’S ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION Passport of the Hon Violet Gibson, used by her on her journey to Rome where she attempted to assassinate Benito Mussolini, together with other family papers, the collection comprising: her passport no. 158876, issued to “The Honourable…

Italian Social Republic Passport

Italy RSI

Italian Social Republic passport issued in September 1944 Repubblica Sociale Italiana, RSI Right: Service passport (stamp) with low document number Left: normal version with document number 21189 The Italian Social Republic (Italian: Repubblica Sociale Italiana, RSI), informally known as the…

Benito Mussolini Passport 1922

Benito Mussolini Passport Picture (Press Photo) It seems his old passport was offered in 1922 for a sale price of £500(!) Interesting press photo…see full describtion on the pictures below…   Thanks to the input from Jonathan Pile (see comments)…

The Passport Of Princess Natalja of Montenegro

Natalija Konstantinović was born in Trieste (Italy) 1882 as daughter of Alexander Konstantinović and Milena Opuić. She was descended from the Obrenović dynasty whch had ruled Serbia for the greater part of the 19th century. She became Princess of Montenegro…

Important Saxony Passport 1842

Minckwitz-Wappen

Thanks to the support of a good fellow collector I had the chance to aquire this important passport of Saxony issued by honorable Johannes von Minckwitz. This noble family was first mentioned in 1168 and still exsists till today. You…