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Lot #730
Marilyn Monroe Signed Department of Defense ID Card with Two Fingerprint Marks (1954)

Fingerprinted ID card issued to "Norma Jean DiMaggio" to entertain troops in Korea

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Fingerprinted ID card issued to "Norma Jean DiMaggio" to entertain troops in Korea

Very rare “Noncombatant’s Certificate of Identity” card issued to Marilyn Monroe by the U. S. Government’s Department of Defense, 3.75 x 2.5, signed in blue ballpoint, “Norma Jean DiMaggio,” whose left and right index fingerprints are pressed in black ink on the reverse. Countersigned on the front by the issuing officer and marked “Void” in black ink. In fine condition. The photo is not original and was affixed at a later date by the consignor. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA.

This is the file copy of the ID card issued to Marilyn Monroe during her famous visit to entertain the American soldiers in Korea. Monroe had just married Joe DiMaggio on January 14th of that year and they traveled to Japan for their honeymoon. She received this ID card from the U.S. Army Provost Marshall's Office in Tokyo before flying to Korea. Monroe performed in 10 shows over four days before a total audience of 100,000 soldiers.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #643 - Ended September 14, 2022

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