United States Civil War Soldier Passport 1865

United States Civil War Soldier Passport 1865

THIS CIVIL WAR SOLDIER’S 1865 PASSPORT WAS ISSUED THE MONTH AFTER LINCOLN’S ASSASSINATION, WITH LATER, 1868 PARIS PASSPORT STAMP & SIGNATURE. Civil War Soldier Passport Large, engraved certificate, measuring c.16.75 x 11.25 inches (folded, with conjugate leaf blank on both…

Joseph Pitcairn US Consular Passport Hamburg

Joseph Pitcairn US Consular Passport Hamburg

Joseph Pitcairn was the younger of the two children of Reverend Joseph Pitcairn and his wife, Janet (née McCormack) of Fifeshire. His elder sister, Helen was born in 1763. Joseph Pitcairn US Passport Pitcairn went to America and became a…

German Passport issued in Haifa plus 180 photos

German Passport issued in Haifa plus 180 photos

German Passport Haifa The following lot, I found by chance and bought it instantly. The story here is about a Germans couple during the British Mandate in Palestine which includes not only a German passport issued at the consulate in…

Very rare Principality of Anhalt-Bernburg passport

Very rare Principality of Anhalt-Bernburg passport

The House of Ascania ruled Anhalt-Bernburg, a principality of the Holy Roman Empire and a duchy of the German Confederation, with its seat in Bernburg, today’s Saxony-Anhalt. From 1252 to 1468, it was a subdivision of the Principality of Anhalt…

German passport 1939 – Israel Consul Shanghai

German passport 1939 – Israel Consul Shanghai

German passport Israel Consul Various organizations in Israel put a plight before the United Nations. As a result, the Jewish Agency and the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Association (UNRRA) began to make special arrangements to bring out the remaining…

Principality of Monaco – Charles III Passport 1883

Principality of Monaco – Charles III Passport 1883

This is a most scarce document for any passport collector – an early 1883 Prince Charles III. travel document in excellent condition. Principality Monaco Charles III Passport From 20 June 1856 till his death on 10 September 1889, Charles III…

Beautiful Luxemburg passport 1914 with photo

Beautiful Luxemburg passport 1914 with photo

Sadly, I missed this passport historical treasure by just a few bucks at an online auction. Beautiful Luxemburg passport Luxemburg passports are rare to find, and this one was in great condition. It looks like the passport photo was added…

Sigmund Freud’s BOGUS British Passport

Sigmund Freud’s BOGUS British Passport

Sigmund Freud’s BOGUS British Passport It could have been a great global news story to find the passport of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis. But the story took another direction. Via my website, I always get plenty of reader requests….

What traveling in medieval England was like

What traveling in medieval England was like

Assume you’re in London and need to get to Chester. How do you go about doing it? You might believe that you only have two choices: ride a horse or take a ship all the way around the coast. However,…