Who was Nobel Price Laureate Georg von Bekesy?

Who was Nobel Price Laureate Georg von Bekesy?

Who was Nobel Price Laureate Georg von Bekesy? was born in Budapest, Hungary on June 3, 1899; he died in Honolulu on June 13, 1972. He was the only Nobel Prize winner to ever work at the University of Hawaii….

United States Passport Of The Philippines Islands 1930

United States Passport Of The Philippines Islands 1930

United States Passport Of The Philippines Islands 1930 Here comes another United States Passport of the Philippines Islands. This passport was issued in 1930. As mentioned earlier in another article these types of US passports are rare too find and…

US History – Philippines Islands Passport

US History – Philippines Islands Passport

US History – Philippines Islands Passport I guess not many people in the USA today know that the Philippines once were US territory. After the Spanish–American War the Philippines were acquired from Spain and remained US territory from 1898-1946. This…

British Passport 1792 FITZGERALD Lord Robert Stephen

British Passport 1792 FITZGERALD Lord Robert Stephen

BRITISH PASSPORT 1792 FITZGERALD LORD ROBERT STEPHEN – PASSPORT TO CROSS SWITZERLAND … to allow free passage MISTER PAIJOL officer in the regiment of the Marquis of Autichamps serving his Britannic majesty going to join his body Dusseldorf Germany,  signed…

Nazi Germany Passport issued at the German Embassy in Luxembourg

Nazi Germany Passport issued at the German Embassy in Luxembourg

Nazi Germany Passport issued at the German Embassy in Luxembourg Here comes a very nice addition to my own collection. A German passport issued at the German Embassy in Luxembourg 17 Oct 1939 – just three weeks after WWII begun…

A fine example of security features of an 19th century passport

A fine example of security features of an 19th century passport

A fine example of security features of an 19th century passport This 1866 passport from the Kingdom of Saxony, Germany I just got recently. A very unusual type and very different to the standard type. Besides the early Wander books…

ICAO 24 Nov 2015 Deadline

ICAO 24 Nov 2015 Deadline

The 24 November 2015 deadline: what is it all about? The 24 November 2015 deadline comes from from Standard 3.10.1 in Annex 9 — Facilitation. ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) are contained in Annexes to the Chicago Convention, the…

SKORZENY’S PASSPORTS

SKORZENY’S PASSPORTS

OTTO AND ILSE SKORZENY’S PASSPORTS OTTO SKORZENY (1908 – 1975) Nazi officer and Hitler’s chief and favorite commando, he made a daring mountain-top rescue of Mussolini, placed English-speaking soldier in American uniforms to mislead American forces in the Bulge, and…

Passport Collectors Meeting in Zurich

Passport Collectors Meeting in Zurich

Passport Collectors Meeting Zurich I love to meet up with my fellow collectors, here with Guido & Gerhard. We had once again a great time sharing documents, collectors stories, and of course collectibles. Besides that, we enjoyed the great service…