Heavy hitters from boxing's ancient past rise up with this 1948 Leaf Boxing 3-card panel lot of (12), including (6) with blank backs. A simple calculation of (12) panels x (3) cards per panel brings the lot total to (36) cards, including a good number of all-time greats such as John L. Sullivan, Joe Louis and "Sugar Ray" Robinson. Cut to various widths of 6-3/4" to 7-7/8", these well preserved panels present average EX to NM details, however the blank-back strips are absent approximately 3/8" of surface on the cards at the right end. Despite this condition, these panels boast bright, handsome examples far exceeding typically offered cards from this tough series.
(6) Panels with printed text backs:
1.) Tony Canzeroni, Joe Louis, Jackie Fields
2.) "Sugar Ray" Robinson, Marcel Cerdan, "Beau Jack"
3.) Fritzi Zivic, Johnny Coulon, Arturo Godoy
4.) Barney Ross, John Henry Louis, Benny Leonard
5.) Al Hostak, Billy Conn, Tony Zale
6.) Mickey Walker, Willie Pep, ""Kid Chocolate"
(6) Panels with blank backs:
1.) Herry Forbes, Gene Tunney, Bob Montgomery
2.) John L. Sullivan, Fred Apostoli, James J. Corbett
3.) Tony Christoforidis, Freddy Steele, Jack Sharkey
4.) Max Baer, Jess Willard, Melio Bettina
5.) Primo Carnera, Georges Carpentier, Henry Armstrong
6.) Jake LaMotta, Ceferino Garcia, Gus Lesnevich