Rare US Group Passport 1852 – Consulate Malta

Rare US Group Passport 1852 – Consulate Malta

Rare US Group Passport 1852 – Consulate Malta According to the to US National Archives the consulate in Malta was established in 1807. Since 1834 William Winthrop, who issued and signed this passport in 1852, was U.S. consul in Malta. Winthrop…

World War II British Courier’s Passport – Charles Bonham-Carter

World War II British Courier’s Passport – Charles Bonham-Carter

World War II British Courier’s Passport – Charles Bonham-Carter issued to Major D. R. H. Gwynne, Rifle Brigade, by H.M. Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Malta, signed ‘Charles Bonham-Carter’, and dated The Palace, Malta, 30 August 1939. A British Courier´s passport is…

Muhammad Ali 1976-1981 Replacement Passport SOLD

Muhammad Ali 1976-1981 Replacement Passport SOLD

Muhammad Ali 1976-1981 Replacement Passport SOLD A United States of America passport was issued to Muhammad Ali on March 2, 1976, as a replacement for a previously issued passport. Originally limited to expire on June 2, 1976, the Department of…

Passport Dr. Heineken, Hanseatic City of Bremen

Passport Dr. Heineken, Hanseatic City of Bremen

This Free Hanseatic City of Bremen 1842 passport is a wonderful addition to my collection. The passport comes in a large dark green leather wallet with the bearer’s name in golden imprinted letters. Dr. Liborius Christian Abraham Heineken, Lawyer, born…

Kings messenger badge 1820 sold at auction

Kings messenger badge 1820 sold at auction

Kings messenger badge 1820 These badges are rare and when offered at the collectors market they always go well. However, messenger badges are rather more likely to find than King´s or Queen´s messenger passports. Maybe because they are precious items…

African American Passport History – Who was Walter Foster?

African American Passport History – Who was Walter Foster?

African American Passport History – Who was Walter Foster? You don´t find nowadays many early passports of African American people. Why? One reason is surely there were not many in early 20th Century (or before) who had a passport issued….

Ever heard of a Fiume Passport?

Ever heard of a Fiume Passport?

Ever heard of a Fiume Passport? As stated in another article earlier (see below) a FIUME passport is something pretty rare. I was recently offered one but the seller wanted way too much for it. I was ready to pay…

German Passport 1938 Issued At The German Consulate Ljubljana

German Passport 1938 Issued At The German Consulate Ljubljana

German Passport 1938 Issued At The German Consulate Ljubljana To find an NS issued German passport at their consulate in Ljubljana, Slovenia is something outstanding and rare! History The war in Yugoslavia began on April 6th 1941 with bombing Belgrade….

Woman Fled Nazi Germany To Become US Citizen

Woman Fled Nazi Germany To Become US Citizen

The Stateless Woman Fled Nazi Germany To Become US Citizen A fantastic passport set of two travel documents of a stateless German woman who most likely fled in time from Nazi-Germany to become US citizen. Meet Margarethe Schmidt, born in…