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(69) Signed Boxing Flats with Tyson, Dempsey, (2) Schmeling & (3) Carter

Lot Number 1639

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Fight clean, fight hard, and most of all, fight all the way to the finish, for this thrilling collection of (69) autographed boxing flats. This hard-hitting tribute to pugilism is loaded with champions, such as Mike Tyson, Jack Dempsey, Max Schmeling, Larry Holmes, Ken Norton and others, along with the wrongfully imprisoned Rubin Carter. While photos and posters comprise the bulk of this collection, several framed displays and vintage publications also figure in the mix. Signature strength and condition quality are generally rock solid throughout this loaded assortment, with the autographs ranging ("8" to "10") in potency, and the materials ranging (EX-MT to NM-MT), unless noted. Auction LOA from JSA.


Highlights are: 

(2) Max Schmeling German language biography publications, both dated 1948 and signed on the front covers, these softcover books rate as (VG-EX, VG);  

Jack Dempsey 1960 paperback biography signed on the title page; the spine has full length tape repair, otherwise the book presents VG details; 

Larry Holmes and Ken Norton dual-signed 16x20 photo;

Mike Tyson single-signed 16x11 photo;

Bert Sugar single-signed 8-1/2 x 11" Hall of Fame photo (VG-EX);

(3) Rubin Carter single-signed items, all with "Hurricane" inscriptions: 18x24 "The Hurricane" movie poster; 8x10 boxing pose photo; 11-1/2 x 16-1/2" dinner appearance promo poster, dated 11/18/05 for an event in Wales, UK; 


Balance are:

(3) Framed displays: 20x24 frame with Archie Moore signed 1969 check and a training photo; 16x19 frame with Ken Norton signed Boxing International magazine; 13-1/2 x 16-1/2" frame with Carmen Basilio signed Boxing Hall of Fame "Official Inaugural Induction Cover", and a photo;

Jake LaMotta 11x14 matted display with signed Boxing Hall of Fame "Official Inaugural Induction Cover", and a photo;

(2) 2005 Limited edition 17x23 "Portrait of a Champion" prints: Alexis Arguello (LE numbered "150/250"); and Aaron Pryor (LE numbered "125/250"); with artwork by D&B Meadows; both are also signed by artist Meadows; 

Ken Norton 22x17 "World Heavyweight Champion", dated Art Kelly Productions 2000; 

(2) Jake LaMotta: 17x23 personal appearance dinner, dated 20/24/01 for an event in the UK; 18x24 "The Champions" print by Carlo Beninati, dated 1990;

(13) 16x20 Photos: Mickey Ward, Emile Griffith, Ken Norton, Aaron Pryor, (4) Jake LaMotta, (2) Hector Camacho, Iran Barkley, Archie Moore, Carmen Basilio;

(6) 12x16 Photos: (5) Jake LaMotta, Iran Barkley (photo is VG-EX);

Ken Norton 11x14 photo;

Ken Norton and Don Larsen (Yankees pitcher) dual-signed 8x10 photo; 

(26) Single-signed 8x10 photos: (12) Jake LaMotta, Carmen Basilio (pictured with Ted Williams), (5) Archie Moore, (2) Ken Norton, (6) Ernie Shavers (one photo has tape on the corners); 

(4) Assorted: Ernie Shavers trading card; Ernie Shavers 5x7 photo; Carmen Basilio 8x12 UK personal appearance promo; Archie Moore Training Camp 10x13 promo.

Frames included with lots: while we make every effort to protect the frames included in these lots during pre-auction storage and post-auction shipping, we are not responsible for any damage to the frames themselves, and no refunds will be given due to frame damage.


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