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NESSELRODE KARL – Russian Count and Diplomat

NESSELRODE KARL - Russian Count and Diplomat

NESSELRODE KARL – Russian Count and Diplomat. Attractive D.S., Comte Nesselrode, three pages, written to the first, third and fourth, on a 14.5 x 9 folio, Saint Petersburg, 17th July 1845, to Yakov Tolstoy, in Cyrillic. The partially printed document…

German Passport 1937 Königsberg

  NS-German passport issued to “Telegraph Inspector” with visa to France. Special here is this passport was issued in Königsberg which was then East-Prussia. Not often you find old German passports from this area and especially not in such a…

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…

British Consul Arthur Woodhouse C.B.E.

This is an awesome document lot of ARTHUR WOODHOUSE, ESQ, C.B.E. who held several posts as British Consul. It’s quite unusual to find such documents all related to one Consul and this makes this document lot special. Read further details…

Interesting US Passport 1912

At the first view you might not see something special on this US passport issued May 1912 but the second view will reveal that this passport already has a passport picture included, which was only mandatory from Dec 1914! Also…

Nazi Germany Passport Nanking 1945 Manchuria

A great piece of (passport) history. German passport issued in Berlin 17 April 1941 for Charlotte Zimmermann, resident of Nanking, China. Passport extended in Peking 30 September 1941. Several visa for China (Manchuria) and Russia. Extension of the passport again…

Passport Application Album 1917

At the beginning of the 20th century Hawaii sugar plantation owners began recruiting Russian workers. Perhaps as many as 2,000 Russians and Ukrainians came to Hawaii. The album contains the passport applications of 165 persons from Hawaii who wished to…