Book Review – The United States Passport (Past, Present, Future)

Book Review – The United States Passport (Past, Present, Future)

The United States Passport (Past, Present, Future) is full of facts about the American passport. The book was issued by the Passport Office – Department of State in 1976. Even the book was published 37 years ago the data you…

Passport Collectors Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam

Passport Collectors Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam

Passport Collectors Meeting Vietnam After knowing Viet for some time by email I just had the chance to meet him this time at his home in Hanoi. Actually, he is not mainly a passports collector but a collector of Vietnam…

Rare Persia Passport 1911

Rare Persia Passport 1911

Not often you find such a nice & rare collectible from the Arabic-Islamic World. This Persian passport was issued when Persia was still a kingdom and ruled by the last King of the Qajar dynasty – Shah Ahmad (1909-1925). His…

East German Passport 1955 – One of the very first travel documents

East German Passport 1955 – One of the very first travel documents

This travel document might be one of the earliest issued East German Passport. I never saw one before 1955. The first passport act of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) was issued in September 1954 and came into force three months…

Important Raoul Wallenberg Schutzpass Found In Budapest

Important Raoul Wallenberg Schutzpass Found In Budapest

raoul wallenberg schutzpass The main reason to go to Budapest, besides meeting up with Marco was to pick up an exceptional document. Some weeks ago, I was contacted via my website if I would be interested in a RAOUL WALLENBERG…

Swiss Collective Passport 1951 for members of a gymnastic club

Swiss Collective Passport 1951 for members of a gymnastic club

Swiss Collective Passport 1951 for members of a gymnastic club. Collective passports are extraordinary. Nowadays they are not longer issued as each individual needs its own document. This example I got from my Swiss fellow collector Ernst. To meet up…

Ephemera Society Fair London, May 2012

Ephemera Society Fair London, May 2012

As a new member it was my first visit at this Ephemera Society Fair London and I had much fun in meeting very nice new colleagues. I will definately go again if possible. The purpose of my stand there was…

Antiquarian Book Fair London, May 2012

Antiquarian Book Fair London, May 2012

As the Antiquarian Book Fair London was just at the same weekend as the Ephemera Fair, I decided to spend the whole weekend in London to visit both events and I can tell you already I do not regret my…

The Diplomatic Passport Of Sylvestre Ntibantunganya

The Diplomatic Passport Of Sylvestre Ntibantunganya

This is the Diplomatic passport of Burundi President Sylvestre Ntibantunganya (born 8 May 1956) is a Burundi politician. He was Speaker of the National Assembly of Burundi from December 1993 to 1 October 1994 and President of Burundi from 6…