Fritz Bauer – Nazi Criminals Prosecution

Fritz Bauer – Nazi Criminals Prosecution

Fritz Bauer’s move from his office as a chief public prosecutor at the Braunschweig Higher Regional Court to the office of the Hessian chief public prosecutor marked the beginning of a new phase in the prosecution of Nazi criminals in…

East German Passport 1993 to Ukraine

East German Passport 1993 to Ukraine

East German Passport Ukraine This East German passport with a border stamp of an independent Ukraine is fascinating because the passport was issued in 1989 when the dissolution of East Germany, the USSR, and the entire Warsaw Pact was still entirely unimaginable…

Prof. Planyavsky, Vienna Philharmonic

Prof. Planyavsky, Vienna Philharmonic

Prof Planyavsky Vienna Philharmonic Here comes another great collectible. I love those passports that cover not only passport history but also have a vivid background. Meet Professor Alfred Planyavsky, an Austrian double-bassist and music historian. Born in Vienna in 1924,…

The passport of Nikola Tesla 1883

The passport of Nikola Tesla 1883

Thanks to Elon Musk, TESLA is nowadays a household name and a global brand. As you would expect, Elon Musk explains that he named the car company Tesla after the inventor because it uses AC induction motors, “an architecture Tesla…

Austrian doctor stripped of title by Nazis

Austrian doctor stripped of title by Nazis

I was surprised that not more collectors were bidding on this exciting travel document of an Austrian Jewish doctor. So, I was lucky to get this fascinating document for a very decent price. Austrian doctor stripped Nazis Background Beginning in…

eBay Lawsuit – You Must Watch This!

eBay Lawsuit – You Must Watch This!

eBay lawsuit must watch During research, I stumbled over this eBay lawsuit which is insane and shows how reckless the global auction platform is acting against a Massachusetts couple (working for the press). The videos are from June 2021 resp….

German Architect Builds America’s Skyscrapers

German Architect Builds America’s Skyscrapers

German Architect America’s Skyscrapers Paul Gmelin was born in 1858 in Ulm, Germany. He assisted in planning several of New York’s first skyscrapers. He began his career in New York as a draftsman with the Bridge Builders Magazine. While with…

Ambassador R. W. Child Signed Passport

Ambassador R. W. Child Signed Passport

Richard Washburn Child (August 5, 1881 – January 31, 1935) was an American author, diplomat, and promoter of fascism, in particular Italian Fascism, in the early 20th century.  Ambassador Child Signed Passport Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1881, Child went to Harvard University and Law School where he graduated in…

Duchess of Windsor Passport 1966

Duchess of Windsor Passport 1966

Duchess Windsor Simpson Passport By early December of 1936, Wallis’ relationship with the ex-king became public knowledge, and the American socialite fled to France to avoid the press. Edward signed the Instrument of Abdication on December 10, 1936, and his…