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  • post WW2 Austrian passport
  • Austrian presence in West Germany
  • post-war Austrian passport
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  • Allied Military Government visa for Germany
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Austrian presence in West Germany

Österreichische Verbindungsstelle in Deutschland - 1949. The passport here is very interesting, especially for historians or collectors of Allied occupational material relating to the years 1945 to 1951. Austria was bound to the Allied agreements of post-war Europe with regarding to its status and presence...

  • WWI passport issued to a young refugee
  • WWI refugee passport
  • WWI refugee passport
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WWI passport issued to a young refugee

1916 issued passport to a foreigner during the war. We are all familiar with the post-war refugee passports & travel documents that began to appear following the international conference headed by Fridtjof Nansen (Who headed the international department for refugees at the League of Nations)...

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  • Old collective-passport
  • Old collective passport
  • Old collective-passport
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  • Old collective-passport
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Beautiful collective-passport

Issued in 1923 for travelling from Poland to Hungary. Here is a lovely passport that is not possible to see today. Collective passports were issued in a time where passport security, forgeries and issuing was not as well supervised as they are today....

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  • Dayan family Mandate passport
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Dayan family Mandate passport

1946 issue for Zionist Conference in Switzerland. Here is a rare Mandate issued passport used by a member of the famed Israeli Dayan family. But before we can continue with this historical important document, allow me to point out some important points regarding the issuing...

  • Looks like a visa but is NOT
  • 1920 Polish passport
  • 1920 Polish passport
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  • early Palestine visa
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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...