Tag: Russia

Diplomatic Passport of Raoul Wallenberg

This is the diplomatic passport of Raoul Wallenberg On 6 February 1957, the Soviet government released a document dated 17 July 1947, which stated “I report that the prisoner Wallenberg who is well-known to you, died suddenly in his cell…

British Consul Arthur Woodhouse C.B.E.

This is an awesome document lot of ARTHUR WOODHOUSE, ESQ, C.B.E. who held several posts as British Consul. It’s quite unusual to find such documents all related to one Consul and this makes this document lot special. Read further details…

Interesting US Passport 1912

At the first view you might not see something special on this US passport issued May 1912 but the second view will reveal that this passport already has a passport picture included, which was only mandatory from Dec 1914! Also…

NESSELRODE KARL – Russian Count and Diplomat

Also another auction result surprised me. NESSELRODE KARL: (1780-1862) Russian Count and Diplomat. An attractive D.S., Comte Nesselrode, three pages, written to the first, third and fourth, on a 14.5 x 9 folio, Saint Petersburg, 17th July 1845, to Yakov…

Nazi Germany Passport Nanking 1945 Manchuria

A great piece of (passport) history. German passport issued in Berlin 17 April 1941 for Charlotte Zimmermann, resident of Nanking, China. Passport extended in Peking 30 September 1941. Several visa for China (Manchuria) and Russia. Extension of the passport again…

Passport Application Album 1917

At the beginning of the 20th century Hawaii sugar plantation owners began recruiting Russian workers. Perhaps as many as 2,000 Russians and Ukrainians came to Hawaii. The album contains the passport applications of 165 persons from Hawaii who wished to…

British Courier Passport

King’s Courier’s Passport issued 7th December  1910 for travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, maybe in connection with the arrival of Sir George Buchanan the new British Ambassador. The King’s courier was Ernest Frederick Gye.

PETER III OF RUSSIA PASSPORT

Tsar of Russia for six months, assassinated, married to the future Catherine the Great. Autograph printed document (for travel) signed Peter Prince zu Holstein, written in German, dated castle of Reval May 11th, 1747, with paper seal. Partly cut with…