Muhammad Ali 1976-1981 Replacement Passport SOLD
A United States of America passport was issued to Muhammad Ali on March 2, 1976, as a replacement for a previously issued passport. Originally limited to expire on June 2, 1976, the Department of State Passport Agency in Chicago extended its validity until March 1, 1981. The double-signed passport, now void, features Ali’s signature on the passport photograph and on the passport signature line, with internal pages displaying entry stamps and visas from various countries. From the Collection of Howard Bingham. This was the second attempt to auction his passport. The first attempt failed because of a too high initial price.
The final result – $10240!
Muhammad Ali born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. January 17, 1942 – June 3, 2016) was an American professional boxer and activist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century. From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial, and polarizing figure both inside and outside the ring.