The passport of Prof. Dr. Franz Böhm – Luxembourg Agreement

The passport of Prof. Dr. Franz Böhm – Luxembourg Agreement

The passport of Franz Böhm – Luxembourg Agreement This passport from 1950, issued by the Military government for Germany belonged to Franz Böhm (16 February 1895, Konstanz – 26 September 1977, Rockenberg) who was a German politician, lawyer, and economist. Böhm was a member of the German Bundestag from 1953 until…

United Nations Diplomatic Visa On Benjamin Franklin Passport

United Nations Diplomatic Visa On Benjamin Franklin Passport

United Nations Diplomatic Visa On Benjamin Franklin Passport A collector friend from USA has send in this interesting United Nations visa which was issued on a “Ben Franklin” passport (issued only 1993-1994) by the U.S. State Dept., to commemorate the…

East German Passport issued in 1989 with visa from 1995

East German Passport issued in 1989 with visa from 1995

East German Passport issued in 1989 with visa from 1995 The German Democratic Republic (GDR) is already history for 28 years but one still can find most interesting documents from this time. Here is one. A GDR passport with a…

Union of South Africa Passport issued in1923

Union of South Africa Passport issued in1923

Union of South Africa Passport 1923 If you see this precious piece you could think the passport is covered in Elephant leather (which is of course not the case). Meet Shopkeeper David Weinberg, born in Lithuania in 1894. His Union…

Austrian passport issued in Shanghai

Austrian passport issued in Shanghai

Austrian passport issued in Shanghai – Return from escape to Europe/USA The Austrian passport is quite interesting as it was issued in 1948 in Shanghai. Its Jewish bearer was most likely fleeing from the Nazis. Shanghai was during the Nazi area,…

Necessity Of Passports For Alien Women Immigrating To USA

Necessity Of Passports For Alien Women Immigrating To USA

Necessity Of Passports For Alien Women Immigrating To USA Migration, immigration and emigration is one of the most challenging topics our society has to handle nowadays. But it’s not a new topic as you can read in this article which…

German Passport 1940 Tientsin China

German Passport 1940 Tientsin China

German Passport 1940 Tientsin China This very rare German passport was issued by the Nazis in 1940 in Tientsin, China! Look at the large Chinese stamp with Swastika. The passport was given to 26 years young Marianna Gosewisch; as you…

Genghis Khan the Inventor of the diplomatic passport

Genghis Khan the Inventor of the diplomatic passport

Genghis Khan the Inventor of the diplomatic passport Genghis Khan (ca. 1162–1227) and the Mongols are invariably associated with terrible tales of conquest, destruction, and bloodshed. This famed clan leader and his immediate successors created the largest empire ever to exist,…

A Punk Rockers U.S. Passport – C.J. Ward – Ramones

A Punk Rockers U.S. Passport – C.J. Ward – Ramones

A Punk Rockers U.S. Passport – C.J. Ward – Ramones CJ Ramone’s personal passport, number 110259063, issued on September 6, 1989. Passport measures 3.5 x 5, with inside of front cover featuring his typed personal information and affixed 1.5 x…