Olympic Gold Medal Winner and Wife Saved by Wallenberg

Olympic Gold Medal Winner and Wife Saved by Wallenberg

Olympic Gold Medal Winner and Wife Saved by Wallenberg An very interesting document set was offered which is truly rare to find. An RAOUL WALLENBERG SCHUTZ-PASS (protection pass) and another second document which is a confirmation issued by the Swedish…

Diplomatic Passport France 1880

Diplomatic Passport France 1880

Diplomatic Passport France 1880 Issued to M. Georges Firmin-Didot, Attaché of the French Republic sent to his post at the Holy See (Vatican), released in Paris, 20. July 1880, stamp, signed by the chief of staff of the foreign affairs…

Estonian Nansen Passport For A Beautiful Woman

Estonian Nansen Passport For A Beautiful Woman

Estonian Nansen Passport For A Beautiful Woman Issued for 19-year-old girl Tamara Matskevitch in Tallinn, Estonia. Excellent condition with a great photo of Tamara. Several extensions of her document. Hardcover. Nansen refugee (travel documents) are rare to find, especially in…

The curious case of Fred Lepkin

The curious case of Fred Lepkin

Fred Lepkin is a Canadian historian and an avid genealogist on the quest to uncover his family history. How did I get in contact with Fred? Well, a relative of his was performing some online research and ended up at…

Baseball: Lou Gehrig Passport for $263k

Baseball: Lou Gehrig Passport for $263k

Baseball Lou Gehrig Passport Here is the video “Passport Of Baseball Legend Lou Gehrig Sold For $263.000” of the auction I followed live online. I was already excited when the level was at $100.000 but the final result including buyers’…

A Readers Story – Charles Castle (1813-1886) And His Passports

A Readers Story – Charles Castle (1813-1886) And His Passports

A Readers Story – Charles Castle (1813-1886) And His Passports I have the contents of the writing desk of my great great great uncle Charles Castle, passed down to me by my uncle John Salter. It’s a treasure trove of…

British King’s Courier Passport Of Ernest Frederick Gye

British King’s Courier Passport Of Ernest Frederick Gye

British King’s Courier Passport Of Ernest Frederick Gye This British King’s courier passport was issued on 7th December 1910 for travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, maybe in connection with the arrival of Sir George Buchanan the new British Ambassador. The…

Colony Of North Borneo

Colony Of North Borneo

North Borneo was a British protectorate under the sovereign  North Borneo Chartered Company from 1882 to 1946. After World War II, it became a  crown colony of the  United Kingdom from 1946 to 1963, known as British North Borneo. Currently, it is…