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(2,500+) 1920s-Modern Boxing Cards with (200+) Signed, 1923 W580 Johnson & 1956 Louis SGC 96

Lot Number 914

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Beef up your boxing stable, with this hoard of (2,500+) cards dating from the 1920s-present. This mostly modern mix boasts a formidable contingent of (200+) autographed cards, along with plenty of famous champions in the throng of unsigned cards. Also figuring in the mix, are a dozen or so on-site and off-site ticket stubs, including the first bouts between Marciano-Charles, and Ali-Frazier.

Highlights are:

(28) Autographed cards with auction LOA from JSA: Joe Frazier, (2) Larry Holmes, Roy Jones Jr., "Sugar Ray" Leonard, Floyd Patterson, (6) James "Buster" Douglas, Felix Trinidad, (5) "Kid" Gavilan, (9) Emile Griffith, Bert Sugar. Signature strength ranges ("8" to "10") with deference to (1) slightly lesser. 

1923 W580 uncut panel of (10) cards with Jack Johnson (PR) with a small detached but included section from the top left corner, and creasing through the Johnson and Wolgast cards. 

1956 Gum Adventure card #41 Joe Louis SGC (96) in a vintage "SBC" holder. 



Additional highlights are:

(2) 1938 Churchman's Boxing Personalities: #35 Gene Tunney (EX), and #50 John Harding (VG+).
1951 Topps Ringside #56 Joe Gans (EX).

(6) 1956 Gum Adventure cards average (NM to NM-MT): #22 "Sugar Ray" Robinson vs. "Bobo" Olsen, #34 Jack Dempsey, #43 "Jersey Joe" Walcott, #76 John L. Sullivan, #77 Jim Corbett, and #79 Jim Jeffries.
1947-1966 Exhibit "Kid" Gavilan lightly stained, shows EX-MT details.

(5) Sportscaster cards: (3) 1977 Muhammad Ali (NM, VG-EX, VG), 1978 "The Three Ali-Frazier Fights" (NM), and 1979 "Sonny" Liston (VG-EX).

1981 Smithsonian Institute Joe Louis card (EX-MT).

1990 Living Legend Series 1 card #18 Mike Tyson (NM).

(2) 1991 Kayo hologram cards, both (NM): #100 George Foreman vs. Evander Holyfield, and #235 Muhammad Ali.

(5) 1991 Ringlords factory sealed sets. 

(14) Ticket stubs range (GD to EX): 9/17/54 Marciano vs. Charles I Orpheum Theatre, Omaha "Big Screen Theatre Television"; 3/8/71 Al-Frazier I Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta CCTV (album adhesive/paper residue on the back), 11/10/83 Hagler-Duran at Curtis Hixon Convention Center; 6/11/82 Holmes-Cooney Carib Theatre, Clearwater CCTV; 4/15/85 Hagler-Hearns Bayfront Center Theatre CCTV; (2) 8/31/84 Witherspoon-Thomas at Riviera Superstar Center; 6/19/92 Holyfield-Holmes at Caesars Palace; 11/22/96 Jones Jr.-McCallum at The Ice Palace-Tampa; and (5) 1992-1994 without fighter names noted. 



The balance of autographed cards (heavy duplication) are offered without authentication, however they are presumed to be genuine.


Also present are (2,000+, heavy duplication) modern unsigned cards in generally solid condition.

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