NS Passport Issued 1946

NS Passport Issued 1946

The Allied forces defeated Nazi Germany, and WWII was already over for more than one year. However, the passport office in Cologne / Germany issued still this passport with Swastika for Elise Wolber, a housewife from Cologne and 64 years…

Ionian Islands Passport 1856

Ionian Islands Passport 1856

The United States of the Ionian Islands were a state and protectorate of the United Kingdom between 1815 and 1864. It was the successor state of the Septinsular Republic. It covered the territory of the Ionian Islands, located in modern…

Israel – David Ben-Gurion Diplomatic Passport 1951

Israel – David Ben-Gurion Diplomatic Passport 1951

Israel – David Ben-Gurion Diplomatic Passport 1951 David Ben-Gurion’s Diplomatic Passport 1951 has been sold on 13. Oct 2013. I spoke to Dov Hazan from Tiroche Auction House  in Israel and he told me that the document was also offered…

LUDVIG XVI – King Of France Passport – Versailles 1782

LUDVIG XVI – King Of France Passport – Versailles 1782

LUDVIG XVI, King of France. Passport, printed and handwritten, signed “Louis”, for m. Felix Soffiet “fabriquant de bas”, for a journey from Paris to Gothenburg. Dated Versailles March 3 1782, 1 page in folio, some tears in the foldings. Countersigned…

Extremely rare and early North Korea Passport

Extremely rare and early North Korea Passport

Extremely rare and early North Korea Passport Russian, Korean and (traditional) Chinese., see pictures This is a passport (for foreign travels) of North Korea (People’s Korean Democratic Republic). And it has pages for visas, this is main sign that this…

One of Joe Frazier’s Passports issued 1984

One of Joe Frazier’s Passports issued 1984

One of Joe Frazier’s Passports issued 1984 Frazier’s personal passport, number E474304, issued on March 12, 1984. Passport measures 3.5 x 5, and contains his printed personal information on the third page, signed at the bottom “Joseph Frazier.” Affixed on…

Being a Kings Messenger may be dangerous

Being a Kings Messenger may be dangerous

Being a Kings Messenger may be a dangerous job Often Featured in Romantic Fiction, a Small Group of Men Carries Out Important and Risky Tasks by D. G. Sheahan Although modern diplomatic relationships between nations are delicate enough at any…

Holocaust – Jewish Emigration From Nazi Germany

Holocaust – Jewish Emigration From Nazi Germany

Holocaust – Jewish Emigration From Nazi Germany At the time of the Nazi takeover in 1933, there were over 500,000 Jews in Germany.  Initially, the Nazis encouraged emigration from Germany but placed few restrictions on the amount of property Jews…

Passport – International Permanent Armistice Commission

Passport – International Permanent Armistice Commission

Passport (Passierschein) incl. Photo of the International Permanent Armistice Commission , issued by the Railway Headquarters in Mainz for the assistant Johann Baptist Rathgeber. He can not be arrested nor be imprisoned. He must be well treated and is under…