Bond author’s passport sells for premium

A passport used by James Bond creator Ian Fleming for a real-life spying mission has sold for more than five times more than expected at £15,525. The single-page, temporary diplomatic document was sold by auction at Sotheby’s in London. Commander…

Passports, Travel, Nations: Landmarks

This page highlights landmarks in the history of passport, citizenship documentation and travel surveillance schemes. 1557 de Vitoria’s De Indis Noviter Inventis 1562 Edict of Saint-Germain-de-Pres grants limited rights of assembly to French Huguenots 1646 Grotius’ De Iure Belli ac…

German Ministerialpass 1924

As collector you rarely find such great items. I was lucky to get this passport in exchange with another collector friend and for me this is by the way a great example of collector collaboration. We both had something what…

Memel Territory Passport

EXTREMELY RARE vintage MEMEL TERRITORY (now in Lithuania) passport issued August 23, 1921 in Memel.  Three languages : French, German and Lithuanian. FULL of stamps and visas. Light green cover. 16 pages.  Good condition. 4″ x 5.5″ – 10 x 14cm. In 1920, according to the…

Dienstpass of the 3rd Reich

Sometimes it’s worth to stay focused. A collector’s story… As I do regular research on web I found 2 weeks ago an old ad from 2005 about this German 3rd Reich Dienstpass (Service Passport). Someone offered the mentioned passport which…