German Empire Passport With SLESVIG Stamp

German Empire Passport With SLESVIG Stamp

The Schleswig plebiscite was actually two referendums, organized according to the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, with the purpose of determining the future border between Germany and Denmark. The referendums were monitored by representatives from France, the United Kingdom, Norway,…

Franz Kafka Passport At Auction (update)

Franz Kafka Passport At Auction (update)

SOLD for $37.500 including premium! KAFKA’S PASSPORT used in the last two years of his life and hitherto an unknown survival. A tremendously personal and evocative item of bureaucratic residue, the passport bears Kafka’s written name five times (including his…

Royal French Passport 1785 for US Envoy John Lamb

Royal French Passport 1785 for US Envoy John Lamb

Who was John Lamb*? John Lamb was a resident of Norwich, Connecticut, a ship’s captain, and a merchant. On January 10, 1785, Samuel Huntington wrote from Norwich to John Jay, Secretary for Foreign Affairs: “Capt. John Lamb of this Place…

The History of the All-Palestine Government

The History of the All-Palestine Government

The History of the All-Palestine Government 1948-59 The All-Palestine Government was established by the Arab League on 22 September 1948 during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. It was soon recognized by all Arab League members except Transjordan. Though jurisdiction of the…

Passport To Freedom, a Czechoslovak Passport organized by Varian Fry

Passport To Freedom, a Czechoslovak Passport organized by Varian Fry

Passport To Freedom, a Czechoslovak Passport organized by Varian Fry Following up on my previous article “Surrender On Demand – Varian Fry In Nazi Occupied France” I was able to get now some pictures of such a fake passport organized…

Another Nazi Service Passport

Another Nazi Service Passport

After grabbing the Captain Loewe DIENSTPASS (Service passport) documents I got offered another outstanding DIENSTPASS issued 1938 in BERLIN by the FOREIGN OFFICE (!) and that is very unusual as basically they were ALWAYS issued by the local police office….

Italian Diplomatic Passport 1943 With A Huge Watermark

Italian Diplomatic Passport 1943 With A Huge Watermark

Italian Diplomatic Passport 1943 With A Huge Watermark This is the first document of this type I ever could acquire and it has a beautiful hidden feature – a fantastic & unusual watermark of Victor Emmanuel III! Besides that the…

Nazi Service Passport 1943 Capt Loewe

Nazi Service Passport 1943 Capt Loewe

A fantastic and unique document lot which consists on three (3) Nazi Service passports (Dienstpass) & Soldbuch of him, his daughter and wife  and letters from Captain Hans Loewe to/from his family when he was at the Civilian Internment Camp 1…

East German Passport 1958 – USA Visa

East German Passport 1958 – USA Visa

East German Passport USA The “cool” thing here is a GDR EXIT VISA for the United States of America! An exciting collectible! This East German passport was issued in Brandenburg/Havel on 15 February 1958 and was valid until 14 August…