United States Passport 1858 – Signed By Lewis Cass

United States Passport 1858 – Signed By Lewis Cass

United States Passport 1858 What makes this passport so special is the fantastic condition which looks almost like new. Imagine this travel document is 158 years old!   Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American…

German Passport Of A Jewish Widow Of A German Consul

German Passport Of A Jewish Widow Of A German Consul

Jewish Widow German Consul The occupation in the passport says “Konsulswitwe” (widow of a consul). I couldn’t find any data during my research on who this consul was. But what is even more interesting is that she was Jewish, as…

My German Third Reich passport found in Shanghai

My German Third Reich passport found in Shanghai (by PETER NASH, Sydney) Sitting at the computer my wife Rieke knew something special had come into the ‘inbox’ and called me immediately. The unknown sender titled the Subject: “Lost Passport in…

Passport of the last German veteran of WWI

Passport of the last German veteran of WWI

In 2008, the 110-year-old Lazare Ponticelli died, the last of about 8.4 million French soldiers who fought between 1914 and 1918. His state funeral was held on March 17, 2008. The mass was held at Saint-Louis Cathedral in Les Invalides…

Elizabeth I – Queen of England Passport

Elizabeth I – Queen of England Passport

Elizabeth I England Passport ELIZABETH I (1533-1603), Queen of England and Ireland. Document signed, a passport for Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, addressed to the Commander of the town of Berwick and others, Westminster, 28 April 1565, signed by the Queen at the…

German Passport 1949 of former NS Propaganda Photographer

German Passport 1949 of former NS Propaganda Photographer

German Passport Propaganda Photographer Hilmar Pabel (* 17 September 1910 in Rawitsch, Province of Posen) was a German journalist, photographer, and initiator of the Red Cross’s search for children after the Second World War. Despite his participation in the war…

US Passport 1796 issued by James Monroe as Ambassador to France

US Passport 1796 issued by James Monroe as Ambassador to France

Passport Monroe Ambassador France OH, HAPPY DAY – to get this treasure into my collection! US passport issued by James Monroe as ambassador to France on April 28, 1796, only twenty years after Independence. 18th Century US passports are extremely…

US Passport issued in Guam 1956 – USAF Officer

US Passport issued in Guam 1956 – USAF Officer

US passport Guam officer The U.S. Territories refer to a group of geographical areas in the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. These territories fall under the jurisdiction of the United States federal government but do not hold the same…

Swiss Canton Lucerne Passport Booklet 1914

Swiss Canton Lucerne Passport Booklet 1914

Canton Lucerne Passport Booklet Swiss cantonal passport booklets are very rare to find. Until the beginning of 1915, Each Canton, in total 25, issued their own passports. It is a real challenge for a Swiss passport collector to find them…