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United Kingdom : British Passport — Series 18 Variety 2 (1980 — 1990)

In 1975, lamination over the bearer's photograph was introduced to make alteration harder.

The photo has been laminated but the lamination plastic was without overprinting.

Printer's code: M/4472**

This passport has not been cancelled and without any immigration stamping.


Issued at Newport, Gwent in 1980 to Mr Ernest Pettiford of Portland, Dorset (Born 1914): Mr Pettiford was a survivor of HMS Foylebank and a friend of L/S Jack Mantle, who won the VC during her sinking in Portland Harbour.