17 December 2004
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PETER LAWFORD PASSPORT
A British passport signed and used extensively by Peter Lawford from 1947 through 1952. The two by two inch black and white photo of the debonair Lawford shows him wearing a tweed suit and tie. Lawford gave "International Actor," as his profession, and under "Special Peculiarities," he wrote "V shaped scar on right upper arm," referring to a childhood injury that nearly cost him his arm and kept him out of World War II. In 1960 Lawford no longer needed a British passport, as he became an American citizen in time to vote for his brother-in-law John F. Kennedy for President, for whom he campaigned alongside Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. Also present is a certificate of authenticity.
4¼ x 6 inches
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