The Evolution of the Australian Passport

The Evolution of the Australian Passport

The Evolution of the Australian Passport Early Australian passports are rare to spot. I had only this one in the past. If your collection focus is Australia then you should grab such early documents whenever they appear.   The Australian…

Passports are not necessary

Passports are not necessary

Well, at least not according this brochure of the AMERICAN LINE, Philadelphia USA The brochure which was issued till 1907 states… “Passports are not necessary to United States citizens in most European countries, but travelers frequently find it to their…

German Nazi Passport With “Stamped” Middle Name SARA

German Nazi Passport With “Stamped” Middle Name SARA

German Nazi Passport With Stamped Middle Name “SARA” In my collection I do have several of these but I never saw so far one like this where the Jewish mandatory middle name SARA is STAMPED. The Nazis made it mandatory…

Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales

Diana, Princess of Wales Diana Frances; nee Spencer; 1 Jul 1961 – 31 Aug 1997), was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Diana was born into…

Isabella Bird and her travels

Isabella Bird and her travels

Isabella Bird and her travels Isabella Bird (1831-1904) was one of the 19th century’s most remarkable women travelers. Her intrepid global travels and subsequent travel books made her famous at home and abroad. Isabella Bird was born in Yorkshire County,…

Irish Passport with five AMG revenue stamps

Irish Passport with five AMG revenue stamps

An Irish passport issued in 1948 with five excellent Allied Military Government (AMG) revenue stamps. Not often do we find an Irish passport with such (many) stamps and visas – a rare combination. Irish passport AMG stamps The U.S. Military…

Diplomatic ID-Card of a captain from the German NS Navy

Diplomatic ID-Card of a captain from the German NS Navy

Diplomatic ID-Card of a captain from the German NS Navy Not a diplomatic passport but a diplomatic ID card of a captain of the German Navy which was a supporting officer to the Military Attache at the Embassy of the…

Who was Nobel Price Laureate Georg von Bekesy?

Who was Nobel Price Laureate Georg von Bekesy?

Who was Nobel Price Laureate Georg von Bekesy? was born in Budapest, Hungary on June 3, 1899; he died in Honolulu on June 13, 1972. He was the only Nobel Prize winner to ever work at the University of Hawaii….

United States Passport Of The Philippines Islands 1930

United States Passport Of The Philippines Islands 1930

United States Passport Of The Philippines Islands 1930 Here comes another United States Passport of the Philippines Islands. This passport was issued in 1930. As mentioned earlier in another article these types of US passports are rare too find and…