Tag: Diplomatic

Significant East German Diplomatic Passport

Another precious document came into my East German (GDR) collection. A diplomatic passport issued 1959! This is not only the earliest used diplomatic passport in my collection but it was also issued to the wife and daughter of the official…

United Nation Passport Of Dr. Tamar Oppenheimer

United Nation Passport Of Dr. Tamar Oppenheimer

United Nation Passport Of Dr. Tamar Oppenheimer 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…

Edgar Kupfer-Koberwitz – Dachau Diaries

On May 11, 1945 just three days after the German capitulation the US-Missions in Bern, Stockholm and Madrid requested access to the German Diplomatic Archives. A “diplomatic note” to Switzerland was sent 5 weeks later on June 18th 1945 when…

US Passport signed by Minister Rufus King 1798

(Source: U.S. Diplomacy Center) Rufus King, a signer of the U.S. Constitution, also served as a diplomat and authorized this passport, giving David Hinckley permission to “pass without giving or suffering any molestation or hindrance.” Issued in 1798, this is…