On Mondays episode of PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow,” a Detroit man brought in a 1964 passport belonging to the “Marvelous One” Marvin Gaye. He discovered the passport by accident, having worked for the Motown Museums in Detroit he was also a collector of Motown items.
According to the man, after a Motown musician had passed, he would go to their house to pick up some items that the family wanted to donate to the museum. Eventually, an estate sale was held and he bought several albums and 45s, one album in particular was bought for 50 cents, and in the album the passport of Marvin Gaye.
The passport was appraised on the “Antiques Roadshow” for around $20,000, if it were insured. Wow what a find!!