The Passport Forger

The Passport Forger

The Passport forger – Memoirs of a counterfeiting hero Cioma Schönhaus calls his second home – Switzerland – a paradise. In 1943, he found refuge here from the horrors of the Holocaust. Thanks to his counterfeiting talents, he helped hundreds…

BEING A KING’S MESSENGER MAY BE A DANGEROUS JOB

BEING A KING’S MESSENGER MAY BE A DANGEROUS JOB

BEING A KING’S MESSENGER MAY BE A DANGEROUS JOB Often Featured in Romantic Fiction, a Small Group of Men Carries Out Important and Risky Tasks By D. G. SHEAHAN ALTHOUGH modern diplomatic relationships between nations are delicate enough at any…

Holocaust – Jewish Emigration From Nazi Germany

Holocaust – Jewish Emigration From Nazi Germany

Holocaust – Jewish Emigration From Nazi Germany At the time of the Nazi takeover in 1933, there were over 500,000 Jews in Germany.  Initially, the Nazis encouraged emigration from Germany but placed few restrictions on the amount of property Jews…

Passport – International Permanent Armistice Commission

Passport – International Permanent Armistice Commission

Passport (Passierschein) incl. Photo of the International Permanent Armistice Commission , issued by the Railway Headquarters in Mainz for the assistant Johann Baptist Rathgeber. He can not be arrested nor be imprisoned. He must be well treated and is under…

An awesome passport of King Charles of France 1562

An awesome passport of King Charles of France 1562

An awesome passport of King Charles of France 1562 A early passport of Charles IX, King of France, 1562 was just at auction last week. The final result was £2125 and was just a few bucks higher than my max….

Another outstanding passport – Moon walker Charlie Duke

Another outstanding passport – Moon walker Charlie Duke

Another outstanding passport – Moon walker Charlie Duke Another outstanding collectible from Bill – Congratulation! From my personal collection of space flight memorabilia: Terrestrial passport issued to NASA astronaut and Apollo 16 moonwalker Charlie Duke. Astronaut Charles Duke was capcom…

The Last Nazi Germany Passport?

The Last Nazi Germany Passport?

“Is this the last Nazi-Germany passport?”. Trough my website I always get many requests from people around the world looking asking for support. A reader from Canada sent me a message including the pictures of this Nazi-Germany Alien Passport and…

The Identification Tags of German Southwest Africa (1884-1915)

The Identification Tags of German Southwest Africa (1884-1915)

german southwest africa tags Already in 1900 the German South-West Africa seriously was thinking about how a reliable identification of the natives without much fuss could be made possible. The European system of passports or identity cards of the different…

Collectors Meeting In Bangkok II

Collectors Meeting In Bangkok II

It’s always great to meet up with fellow collectors, and this time I had the chance to meet Scott in Bangkok. Knowing each other for about two years by email, we meet the first time in person. Scott is from…