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Antipodean inspiration

Seb Falk has noticed that the current (2105) New Zealand passport features on one of its inside pages an astrolabe rete which looks to have been inspired by the unique (?) design of inv. 50257.

See his blog http://astrolabesandstuff.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/astrolabe-new-zealand-passport.html

For the official story of the design of the passport, see https://www.passports.govt.nz/Passport-Design-Story

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