Altered SUGIHARA Document Saves Jewish Lifes

Altered SUGIHARA Document Saves Jewish Lifes

This Travel Document is one of the most interesting collectibles I ever got. Here is the story of this life-saving document with a visa issued by righteous diplomat Chinue “Sempo” Sugihara. altered sugihara document jewish The document which is a…

Kingdom Of Saxony, German Empire Unusual Passport Booklet

Kingdom Of Saxony, German Empire Unusual Passport Booklet

Kingdom Of Saxony, German Empire Unusual Passport Booklet This type I never saw before! The cover of the passport booklet looks like the standard German Empire travel documents but it’s not! The wording and layout of the pages are different…

A Fifty Year Old Passport…

A Fifty Year Old Passport…

from a Philippines author This is my grandfathers passport from the 1950s. With a matte, almost linen-like, khaki-colored cover and numbered by hand as No. 3155. It provides a fascinating glimpse into a bygone era of civilized travel. Forget computerized…

Commander James Rowney – Pearl Harbor

Commander James Rowney – Pearl Harbor

Commander Rowney Pearl Harbor This is not only a pretty US Special Passport (1955) in almost mint and unused condition but it belonged once to a WWII (Pearl Harbor & Midway) and Korea war experienced US Navy Commander. James Victor…

Sugihara & Zwartendijk Visas On One Travel Document

Sugihara & Zwartendijk Visas On One Travel Document

Sugihara & Zwartendijk – two of eighteen righteous diplomats which took enormous personal risks to rescue Jews and others facing persecution and peril. They were true heroes; indeed, they were among the foremost human rights defenders of their day. Due…

The Earliest Passport Of Federal Germany

The Earliest Passport Of Federal Germany

Recently I could acquire the earliest Federal Germany passport – issued on 15 February 1951, just 14 days after the Allied Military Government for Germany gave back the power to Germany to issue passports. The printing date of the passport…

Old UK and US Passports In Leather Wallets

Old UK and US Passports In Leather Wallets

What you see here are four beautiful passports from the collection of my fellow collector Brian, a British collector who build truly a fine collection of US and UK  passports. Such travel documents in leather wallets are not standard. The…

German Passport 1945 – SS-Hauptsturmführer & Commander SD

German Passport 1945 – SS-Hauptsturmführer & Commander SD

German Passport 1945 issued by SS-Hauptsturmführer & Commander Security Police (SD) Here comes a most interesting document which tells the journey of a woman working for *NORDAG” in Oslo, Norway. Ruth Balzer was born 1917 in Berlin Schöneberg. Her work…