When do YOU start collecting beautiful old passports?

When do YOU start collecting beautiful old passports?

When do YOU start collecting beautiful old passports? Take a closer look at this article to learn more about the topic. My name is Tom Topol, and I research and collect old passports. What is a passport collector? Well, that’s…

Passport Conferences & Territory Issues by the League of Nations

Passport Conferences & Territory Issues by the League of Nations

Passport Conferences & Territory Issues by the League of Nations The League of Nations held two conferences about passports. Below you see their recommendation of a “passport standard,” further the handling of territorial issues. 1920 Events January 10, 1920 British…

How The Swiss Passport Became Red – Swiss Passport History

How The Swiss Passport Became Red – Swiss Passport History

How The Swiss Passport Became Red – Swiss Passport History To have a passport seems to us to be obvious. But the little booklet has yet existed a little over 100 years. And it was only around 50 years ago…

Passports and Identity – Don’t you know who I am?

Passports and Identity – Don’t you know who I am?

Passports and Identity – Don’t you know who I am? by Tom Topol for the Kessing Journal of Documents & Identity, February 2018 “You present a passport, a booklet, and have to prove to the border guard that you are the…

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II  – The Clouds of War gathered

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II – The Clouds of War gathered

Diplomacy, Vatican and WW II – The Clouds of War gathered The Knights of Columbus found themselves fighting to stay in Italy as Mussolini attempted to take over activities and organizations for Catholic youth, including the Knights’ playgrounds. Not only…