Boxing

Lot 1163:
Lot 1163
Brian London v Floyd Patterson 1958. Original mono press photograph assumed to have been taken at the weigh-in for the World Heavyweight Championship fight, 1st May 1959, Indianapolis. The photograph date stamped to verso 3rd May 1951. 8.25"x8.25". VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £15
Patterson won the World Heavyweight title by knocking out London in the eleventh round
Lot 1164:
Lot 1164
John L. Sullivan. Champion boxer c1890. Original sepia carte de visite style photograph of Sullivan, half length with arms crossed. The photograph measures 2.25"x3.5" laid to card. Minor surface marks, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £60/80
Hammer price: unsold
Sullivan, known as the 'Boston Strong Boy', was the first recognised world heavyweight champion of gloved boxing, holding the title from 1885 to 1892
Lot 1165:
Lot 1165 Lot 1165 Lot 1165
Boxing postcards early 1900s. Red album comprising a good selection of over fifty mono real photograph postcards of boxers and some wrestlers. Boxers featured include Bombardier Wells, Georges Carpentier, Freddie Welsh, Jim Driscoll, Jakc Johnson, J.J. Jeffries, Bandsman Blake, Dixie Kid, Gunboat Smith, Al Palzer, Tommy Burns etc. Series include Beagles, 'Boxing', 'Health and Strength' etc. The album in fragile condition, the postcards good/ very good condition
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £220
Lot 1166:
Lot 1166
Henry Cooper. Two mono photographs of Cooper, both signed by Cooper. The larger of the two is framed, overall 9"x11.25". Sold with a set of fifty Churchman's 'Boxing Personalities' cigarette cards in original album. G. Qty 3
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22

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