Tag: Auction

Celebrity Passport Auction Results – The Top Four

Celebrity Passport Auction Results - The Top Four

These four famous people are leading the TOP Celebrity Passport Auction Results! Lou Gehrig ($263.000), Marilyn Monroe ($115.000), James Joyce ($98.696) & Albert Einstein ($93.000) Collectors know, to find attractive old passports is difficult but to find celebrity passports is…

UNO Passport – Tamar Oppenheimer

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Recently the United Nation Passport of Tamar M.Oppenheimer was at auction. Dr.Oppenheimer was the Director of the Narcotic Drug Division. The passport or to be more precise the Laissez-passer was issued in April 1982 at the headquarters of the UNO…

A Collectors Story – Rita Hayworth

This article was first published at my website in Sep 2011. Now updated and reposted. A Collectors Story – Rita Hayworth A few month ago there was a interesting item at a popular online auction website. The lot contains photographs…

North German Confederation Passport

Outstanding auction result at eBay for this super rare North German Confederation Passport. I was bidding too but always have my limit. CONGRATULATION to the seller and the buyer who paid 512 US$ (Oct.2010). The North German Confederation was existing…

Duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg

Duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg Issued at Altenburg on February 1757 including a large embossed paper seal. A 253 years old passport in quite good conditions. Written in German language. Such old passports are truly rarely offered. Sold for $280.

US-Special Passport 1945

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Very interesting post WWII passport related to Allied Forces in Europe (here Austria). Issued on April 6th 1945 for a lady which was “administrative assistant in the office of the special advisor on austrian affairs to the commanding general, mediterranean…

Ebay’s policy on government ID’s

Due to the recent incident I looked more in detail on the different country sites about the policy on government ID’s. The result is disappointing! ONLY eBay US allows government ID’s such as passports if they are US papers, obsolete…

Want to buy a really expensive passport?

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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…