John Lennon's Application for U.S. Residency Banned From Auction


John Lennon's Application for U.S. Residency Banned From Auction


The document, dated May 8, 1976, features Lennon's finger and thumbprints and his signature was removed from the auction because it's considered government property.

John Lennon's application for U.S. residency has been banned from auction by officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The rare piece of memorabilia from the late The Beatles was expected to fetch upwards of $100,000 at a planned Rock & Roll Pop Culture Auction beginning on Wednesday, October 6 - but the FBI has stepped in to remove the item, because it's considered government property.

The document, dated May 8, 1976, features Lennon's finger and thumbprints and his signature. A spokesperson from the auction house confirms to TMZ, "The item has been under investigation by the FBI because it is considered government property."

The auctioneers were hoping to cash in on the fact it's Lennon's 70th birthday on Saturday, October 9. The tragic star was shot dead outside his New York home in 1980.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Bella Hadid Goes Braless in Completely Sheer Top. See the Eye-Popping Pics
  2. Suki Waterhouse Flashes Nipples in See-Through Dress During Chilly Beach Photo Shoot
  3. Angelina Jolie Loses Her Team's Trust Amid Brad Pitt Custody War
  4. Jennifer Garner Reportedly 'Suspicious' of Ben Affleck's Relationship With His Detox Nurse
  5. Blake Lively 'Livid' Over Ryan Reynolds' Possible Reunion With Ex-Wife Scarlett Johansson
  6. Brad Pitt Is Living a Healthy New Life Following Angelina Jolie Split
  7. Britney Spears' Boyfriend Sam Asghari Reportedly Using Her to 'Raise His Profile'
  8. Is Ellen DeGeneres' Marriage to Portia de Rossi in Trouble?
  9. Rihanna, Beyonce and More Thank Barack and Michelle Obama With Adorable Posts
  10. Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Reportedly Fighting Over Whether to Have Baby No. 3

CELEBS PHOTO