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  • Looks like a visa but is NOT
  • 1920 Polish passport
  • 1920 Polish passport
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  • Jewish visa for Palestine
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Looks like a visa but is NOT

Very early Jewish immigration “visa” for Palestine. An attractive early Second Republic passport from 1920, the year that Poland began to print officially passports en bulk. This could be considered as the first version, with others appearing already in 1921, see sampled imprint: Drukarnia Panstwowa...

  • Free Territory of Trieste
  • Free Territory of Trieste ID

Free Territory of Trieste

Yugoslavian post-war occupational zone in Europe. This Identity Document was issued to a section that was controlled after the war by Yugoslavia, and was part of Zone B of the Free Territory of Trieste - located in the north-eastern section of Italy, on the coast,...

  • Polish service passport
  • Polish service passport
  • Polish service passport
  • Polish service passport
  • Polish service passport
  • Polish service passport
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  • Polish service passport
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Pre-war Polish service passport

Issued in 1936 for official consular service in Nazi Germany. Warsaw issued to a consulate official named Alfred Matuszewski – who was stationed at the Polish consulate at Schneidemuhl (Polish named Piła) close to the German-Polish border. Before 1945 the town was in German territory....

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  • 1944 Swiss refugee ID
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  • 1944 Swiss refugee ID
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1944 Swiss refugee ID

Late war issue for a Jewish woman. When we think of Switzerland the images of good chocolate or cheese comes to mind. The country is well known for its delicacies and amazingly breathtaking scenery. These days when I go into the supermarket or the local...