A Passport issued by King George III

A Passport issued by King George III

passport King George III George III was born on 4 June 1738 in London, the eldest son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha. He became heir to the throne on his father’s death in 1751, succeeding…

The British Visitor’s Passport – The Simplicity Of A Travel Document

The British Visitor’s Passport – The Simplicity Of A Travel Document

 British Visitors Passport The British Visitor’s Passport (BVP), was a simplified version of the standard passport, introduced in March 1961 and made available to any British citizen, British Dependent Territories citizen or British Overseas citizen resident in the United Kingdom…

Louis Mountbatten 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma

Louis Mountbatten 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma

louis mountbatten earl mountbatten Louis of Battenberg, the great-grandson of Queen Victoria, and second cousin of George V was born in Windsor, England, on 25th June 1900. His father, Prince Louis of Battenberg, had been born in Austria. As a…

United States Passport 1858 – Signed By Lewis Cass

United States Passport 1858 – Signed By Lewis Cass

United States Passport 1858 What makes this passport so special is the fantastic condition which looks almost like new. Imagine this travel document is 158 years old!   Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American…

Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story

Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story

The Noor Inayat Khan Story Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story I am pretty sure most of the readers have never heard of this story and this remarkable woman. Just by random, I stumbled over this most…

NS-Germany Children Passport William Kaczynski

NS-Germany Children Passport William Kaczynski

NS-Germany Children Passport The original post was in 2012. I got in contact with William Kaczynski (video) via a friend of Danny Spungen as we have a hobby in common – passport collecting. Danny has a much broader collection field…

ALLIED MILITARY TRAVEL PERMITS FOR GERMANY 1947-1951

ALLIED MILITARY TRAVEL PERMITS FOR GERMANY 1947-1951

ALLIED MILITARY TRAVEL PERMITS FOR GERMANY 1947-1951 Theo J.F. Schalke – adapted from the text of the award-winning single frame exhibit (16 pages) of Joe Ross, Cal – Revenuers Chapter of the American Revenue Society, with examples from my own…

Three passports of former UK Prime Minister Harold Wilson

Three passports of former UK Prime Minister Harold Wilson

Three passports of former UK Prime Minister Harold Wilson He enacted social reforms in education, health, housing, gender equality, price controls, pensions, provisions for disabled people and child poverty. Harold Wilson, the son of a chemist and teacher, was born…

Adult British Passport of a decorated Boy Soldier in First World War

Adult British Passport of a decorated Boy Soldier in First World War

Adult British Passport of a decorated Boy Soldier in First World War First World War trio and documentation to a boy soldier, 1914-15 Star ( NO.12296 RFLMN. A KOOPER 2/ K.R.R.C.), British War Medal, and Victory Medal (R-12296 PTE.A.W. COOPER…