Tag: GDR

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…

East German Border Control Case

A quite unique finding is this East German border control equipment case with various devices and documents which was recently available at an auction. My first idea was to bid on it as it’s a great German history related item…

East German Passport 1956 With Burma Visa

DDR-GDR 1956 Burma Olympia-015

Very happy to find this early East German (GDR) passport. Issued in Berlin 1956 and with several interesting visas and two very special visa. Only in early GDR passports maybe till 1960 you can find such “world visa”. The wall…