League Of Nations Assembly 1926 (video)

7th assembly of the League of Nations; 1926 Germany joins League – Geneva, Sep 8, 1926 2 very rare silent video about the assembly! Beside Germany joins the League, the number of non-permanent Members elected by the Assembly to the…

Queens Messenger Passport Story

A look at the work of a Foreign Service Messenger (QUEENS MESSENGER) as he makes a trip to Vienna. Found this newsreel film during some research which gives a great impression of the work of a QUEENS MESSENGER. Listen and…

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SOTHEBY’S, London, 14th July 2011, LOT 91 – JOYCE, JAMES James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist and poet, considered to be one of the most influential writers in the modernist avant-garde…

The Spanish Passport

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Felix provided in his first article a brief introduction into Spanish passports. Now I am glad to bring you the next “guideline” as PDF-document provided by Felix. This is the first of eight chapters. The guidline gives a detailed introduction…

NZ stamps new passport for Vanuatu

NZ Herald News Vanuatu Prime Minister Edward Natapei used to arrive at international borders with his handwritten paper passport and be eyeballed by suspicious officials who asked him, “Vanua-where?” “The country of Vanuatu is not well known,” Mr Natapei said.…

Astronaut Deke Slayton’s Diplomatic Passport

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A rarely seen image of one of America’s first astronauts. This diplomatic passport, from the estate of astronaut Donald K. “Deke” Slayton, is part of my personal collection of space flight memorabilia. Selected in 1959, Slayton was one of the…