Visit at the Political Archive – Federal Foreign Office II

Visit at the Political Archive – Federal Foreign Office II

Visit at the Political Archive Federal Foreign Office in Berlin, Part II (Repost from 2011)Political Archive Federal Office Binder No.328 was another fascinating source with excellent examples of passports and related documents – in this case of Dr. Wilhelm Solf…

Diplomatic Passport Collection of Gough and Margaret Whitlam

Diplomatic Passport Collection of Gough and Margaret Whitlam

Diplomatic Passport Collection of Gough and Margaret Whitlam Some time ago I was asked to support in the evaluation of these outstanding Diplomatic Passport Collection of Gough and Margaret Whitlam – Ex-Prime Minister of Australia 1972-1975. It is fantastic to…

Genghis Khan the Inventor of the diplomatic passport

Genghis Khan the Inventor of the diplomatic passport

Genghis Khan the Inventor of the diplomatic passport Genghis Khan (ca. 1162–1227) and the Mongols are invariably associated with terrible tales of conquest, destruction, and bloodshed. This famed clan leader and his immediate successors created the largest empire ever to exist,…

Israel Diplomatic Passport 1951 Knesset member Avriel

Israel Diplomatic Passport 1951 Knesset member Avriel

Israel Diplomatic Passport 1951 Ehud Avriel (1917 – August 27, 1980) was an Israeli diplomat and politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Mapai between 1955 and 1957. Born in Vienna in Austria–Hungary, Avriel was educated at a…

The Passport of Germany’s First President

The Passport of Germany’s First President

Germany’s First President Passport Theodor Heuss was the first President of the Federal Republic of Germany. He served from 1949 to 1959. His Diplomatic Passport has the No. G0001. A piece of cardboard, it looks like a rag. And yet…

Third Reich Courier Travels On Diplomatic Passport

Third Reich Courier Travels On Diplomatic Passport

Third Reich Courier Travels On Diplomatic Passport Here comes a second travel document of Herrmann Saam, this time a nicely traveled diplomatic passport 1940 with plenty of South American visas and stamp, including JAPAN and MANCHUKUO. Now you already can say…

US Diplomatic Passports 1952

US Diplomatic Passports 1952

US Diplomatic Passports 1952 Look at these two awesome diplomatic passports which are in quite unusual red and green leather covers with golden imprint, including names and even passport numbers. Their bearers were Navy Lieutenant Orland Charles Harp (Attache to…

This is the diplomatic passport of Raoul Wallenberg

This is the diplomatic passport of Raoul Wallenberg

This is the diplomatic passport of Raoul Wallenberg On 6 February 1957, the Soviet government released a document dated 17 July 1947, which stated “I report that the prisoner Wallenberg who is well-known to you, died suddenly in his cell…

A remarkable Czechoslovak diplomatic passport and its bearer´s destiny

A remarkable Czechoslovak diplomatic passport and its bearer´s destiny

Czechoslovak diplomatic passport Written by fellow collector Z.Š. (Slovak Numismatic Society at Slovak Academy of Sciences) who is truly an expert when it comes to Czechoslovak passports and Id’s. However, his main interests are Numismatics. The forming of Czechoslovak diplomatic…