Passport of a Special Representative of the UN Secretary General

Passport of a Special Representative of the UN Secretary General

Passport of a Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General Usually, I do not collect documents by purpose because its bearer is/was famous or important but when I have the chance to grab such passport historical documents without big efforts, then, of…

The Passport Of A Tireless War Correspondent

The Passport Of A Tireless War Correspondent

A Stamped History of Marie Colvin’s Career. An Outstanding story about her work and life as a war correspondent and her passport is just reflecting this! The Passport Of A Tireless War Correspondent   Through the blurred ink of immigration…

Passport 1941 issued by SS in occupied Hague

Passport 1941 issued by SS in occupied Hague

passport 1941 occupied Hague The Occupation of the Netherlands passport 1941 occupied Hague German forces crossed the eastern frontier of the Netherlands in several places early on May 10, 1940, while additional troops landed on the beaches north of The…

The Passport of East German Minister for Ore Mining

The Passport of East German Minister for Ore Mining

The Passport of East German Minister for Ore Mining I still collect East German (GDR) passports whenever I find them interesting and affordable but that you find passports of former government members is truly rare. Here comes one of them. Kurt…

The Passport Of A Young African-American Issued in Germany

The Passport Of A Young African-American Issued in Germany

The Passport Of A Young African-American Issued in Germany Over the past 30 years, the share of U.S. citizens holding a passport has increased dramatically. Last year, a grand total of 21.4 million passports were issued in the U.S., the highest…

The passport of a Geologist and Lieutenant in WWI

The passport of a Geologist and Lieutenant in WWI

The passport of a Geologist and Lieutenant in WWI William Josiah Wright had studied at Yale University (B.S. Acadia College 1907, B.A. Yale University 1908, M.A. 1912). Dissertation: Geology of the New Ross Map-Area, with an introductory chapter on the…

Several Royal Passports of Prince Alfons of Bavaria

Several Royal Passports of Prince Alfons of Bavaria

Several Royal Passports of Prince Alfons of Bavaria Not often a collector has the chance to get several passports of a price, in this case Prince Alfons of Bavaria. However, I unfortunately missed the lot as the price went much…

An East German Passport – Wolf Biermann – Singer-Songwriter-Dissident

An East German Passport – Wolf Biermann – Singer-Songwriter-Dissident

An East German Passport – Wolf Biermann – Singer-Songwriter-Dissident Karl Wolf Biermann (born 15 November 1936) is a German singer-songwriter and former East German dissident. He is perhaps best known for the 1968 song “Ermutigung” and his expatriation from East Germany in 1976….

Kingdom of Saxony passport 1910 issued by the war department

Kingdom of Saxony passport 1910 issued by the war department

Saxony passport war department   When I first spotted this document, I thought – ah just another German Empire I already have in my archive. But then I had a second more in-depth look and saw it was issued 1910,…