Chinese Passport History

Even when some data provided here are in Chinese it will be at least of the benefit for our Chinese fellows. I was introduced to Zhang Dun Zhi, a doctor researching on China traditional old paper in National Yunlin University of Science &…

Soviet Russia Passport Tolerance

In Soviet Russia everyone had to have a passport. And everybody had to state his race in the passport. If you were Russian (slavic) you had to write “Russian”, but if you were Jewish or Polish you had to write…

Found but…lost

It it not unusual that I get contacted from people  at my website offering passports. Sometimes there are really nice items offered with interesting stories behind and somtimes the seller just think he has something “extraordinary” and is asking for…

Passport-Collector.com supports TV-Project

Another film producer was contacting me for support. Actually it is a property master who was involved in famous Hollywood Movie Productions such as Wall Street (Micheal Douglas) I Am Legend (Will Smith) Hitch (Will Smith) Vanilla Sky (Tom Cruise)…

Operation Ezra and Nehemiah

From 1950 to 1952, Operation Ezra and Nehemiah airlifted 120–130,000 Iraqi Jews to Israelvia Iran and Cyprus. By 1968 only 2,000 Jews remained in Iraq. Today fewer than 100 Jews remain, all of whom live in Baghdad. The operation is…