Handwritten Passport – US-Consul Robert Monroe Harrison, Jamaica 1835

Handwritten Passport – US-Consul Robert Monroe Harrison, Jamaica 1835

Handwritten Passport – US-Consul Robert Monroe Harrison, Jamaica 1835 Here comes an early passport of the United States of America, issued at the Consulate in Kingston, Jamaica in 1835. The passport is completely handwritten. US Consul in Jamaica was Robert…

Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz Polish Passport from 1948

Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz Polish Passport from 1948

Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz Polish Passport from 1948 Kedem Public Auction House Ltd, Jerusalem, Israel is offering in their upcoming auction an outstanding document. Lot 108 is the passport of Rebbe Aharon Rokeach of Belz. The travel document was issued…

Heligoland Passport • Government House 1881

Heligoland Passport • Government House 1881

Heligoland Passport • Government House 1881 A handwritten Heligoland Passport issued at the Government House in 1881 is something outstanding for the passport history of the British Empire. In 1881 the population of the small German archipelago in the North Sea was only…

Leon Trotsky & wife – Mexican passport 1936

Leon Trotsky & wife – Mexican passport 1936

Leon Trotsky was a crucial figure in the Bolshevik seizure of power in Russia, second only to Vladimir Lenin in the early stages of Soviet communist rule. But he lost out to Joseph Stalin in the power struggle that followed…

British Ambassador to France 1852-1867: Lord Cowley issued passport

British Ambassador to France 1852-1867: Lord Cowley issued passport

Henry Richard Charles Wellesley, 1st Earl Cowley KG GCB PC (17 June 1804 – 15 July 1884), known as Lord Cowley between 1847 and 1857, was a British diplomat. He served as British Ambassador to France between 1852 and 1867….

Market Flash – Historical Passports

Market Flash – Historical Passports

For a passport collector, it’s crucial to watch the market for documents, and I do so for many years. First of all, you want to know what documents are available, then how frequently are they available and at what price…

Italian Social Republic Passport

Italian Social Republic Passport

Italian Social Republic passport issued in September 1944 Repubblica Sociale Italiana (RSI) The Italian Social Republic (Italian: Repubblica Sociale Italiana, RSI), informally known as the Republic of Salò (Italian: Repubblica di Salò), was a puppet state of Nazi Germany during…

United States Passport  – Island of Puerto Rico 1926

United States Passport – Island of Puerto Rico 1926

United States Passport – Island of Puerto Rico 1926 Issued 1926 in the city of San Juan to Mario Brau, brother of Puerto Rican official historian Salvadore Brau. Signed by Acting Governor Bulle and Governor Horace Mann Towner, who renewed his…

British Passport 1859 with very unusual customized wallet

British Passport 1859 with very unusual customized wallet

British Passport 1859 with very unusual customized wallet This British passport is extraordinary because of its wallet, actually its rather a case. I have seen many British passports with different leather wallets, which also have sometimes a secret or hidden…