Frederic Leighton and his Travels in 19th Century

Frederic Leighton and his Travels in 19th Century

Who was Frederic Leighton? Frederic Leighton Travel Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) was one of the most famous British artists of the nineteenth century. The recipient of many national and international awards and honors, he was well acquainted with members of the…

Rare Persia Passport 1911

Rare Persia Passport 1911

Not often do you find such a lovely & rare collectible from the Arabic-Islamic World. This Persian passport was issued when Persia was still a kingdom and ruled by the last King of the Qajar dynasty – Shah Ahmad (1909-1925)….

Beautiful and rare Haiti passport 1955

Beautiful and rare Haiti passport 1955

What you see here is a very nice travel document from Haiti. Meet 25 years young Marc Monfiston. His passport is in excellent condition and was just valid for two years. You will see the document was renewed in 1956…

The British Passport Of Lady Lilly Jones

The British Passport Of Lady Lilly Jones

The following passport is an excellent example of peerages in the United Kingdom. British Passport Lady Jones The peerage in the United Kingdom is a legal system comprising both hereditary and lifetime titles, composed of various noble ranks and forming a constituent part of the British…

Arthur Henderson – Nobel Peace Prize Passport

Arthur Henderson – Nobel Peace Prize Passport

Arthur Henderson Nobel Prize The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021 to Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace….

Diplomatic Passport Reich Physician SS & Police

Diplomatic Passport Reich Physician SS & Police

Original Passport (Ministerialpass) for ERNST-ROBERT GRAWITZ. Extremely Rare! Ernst-Robert Grawitz (8 June 1899 – 24 April 1945) was a German physician and an SS functionary (Reichsarzt, “Arzt” meaning “physician”) during the Nazi era.   Grawitz was born in Charlottenburg, in the western…

Andorra Passport 1942 with color photo

Andorra Passport 1942 with color photo

A beautiful and one of the rarest passports I ever had went into the collection of a passionate passport collector. You can’t have everything and my focus is on “German documents”. This Andorran passport was issued in 1942. This passport…

Commemorative Passports In Passport History

Commemorative Passports In Passport History

There are commemorative coins and banknotes but did you ever hear about commemorative passports? Let me enlighten you. There are commemorative passports, but they are very, very rare. I know about three examples which I will introduce here. If you…

Anna Pavlova • First Ballerina On World Tour

Anna Pavlova • First Ballerina On World Tour

Anna Pavlova Passport Ballerina Pavlova left the Imperial Ballet in 1913 to form her own company, with which she toured continuously from 1914 onward. The many stamps in this passport reflect her impact as an ambassador for the art and…