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    Lee Harvey Oswald Marine Corps Certificate of Acceptance. One page, 11" x 8.5", Dallas, Texas, October 24, 1956. The certificate notifies Oswald's mother, "Mrs. Marguerite Oswald", that "Lee Harvey OSWALD has successfully passed" the required examinations to be accepted into the U.S. Marine Corps. Includes a stamped signature of Captain R. K. Jones. Has yellowed tape remnants in all corners except bottom left.

    Also offered (and affixed to the back of the certificate) is Oswald's high school general educational development tests (GED) scores issued by the U.S. Armed Forces. Oswald dropped-out of the ninth grade and never received his high school diploma. He joined the Marines at the age of seventeen. Both items are toned; fine. From the John K. Lattimer Collection.



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