Boxing

Lot 1404:
Lot 1404 Lot 1404
'Muhammad Ali. A Thirty-Year Journey'. Howard Bingham. London 1993, first UK edition. Signatures of both Muhammad Ali and author Bingham signed to label on front end paper of title page as published. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £120/160
Hammer price: £120
Lot 1405:
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'My Bleeding Business'. Terry Downes 1964. Original dustwrapper. Signed and dedicated by Downes to front end paper 'To Peter, Good luck, Terry Downes 9.5.92'. Minor wear and loss to dustwrapper otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £10/15
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1406:
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Jack Dempsey. Four original postcards and one trade card relating to Dempsey. Postcards include two of Dempsey in boxing pose, one plain back by 'Boxing News Photos No. 9', the other by 'The Meeting Place of the World. Jack Dempsey's Restaurant'. Also a colour postcard of the interior of his restaurant, and a mono postcard of Dempsey, three quarter length wearing formal attire, Verlag 'Ross' (Berlin) series no. 965/2. The trade card of Dempsey by A. & B.C. Chewing Gum, All Sports Series no. 116. Worm holes to the 'Ross' postcard, otherwise in good condition. Qty 5
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
William Harrison 'Jack' Dempsey known as 'The Manassa Mauler', was the world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926
Lot 1407:
Lot 1407
Boxing programmes 1943-1962. Twenty four official fight programmes for the period including Joe Erskine v Henry Cooper 1957, Bob Baker v Dick Richardson 1957, Alphonse Halimi v Jimmy Carson and Johnny Gonsalves v Dave Charnley 1957, Jimmy Newman v Tommy Molloy 1958, Dave Charnley v Mario Vecchiato 1960, Dave Charnley v J.D. Ellis 1962 etc. Also boxing tournament programmes for events held at Streatham Ice Rink 1957, including two original tickets for 18th June and 3rd September 1957, West Ham Boys & Amateur Boxing Club 1943, London Schools' Amateur Boxing Association 1957 etc. Also a small selection of Boxing News annuals, magazines, poster fragments laid down etc. Odd faults, the odd programme with pages removed, overall in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £30
Lot 1408:
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Sgt. Freddie Mills v Pilot Officer Len Harvey 1942. Official programme for the World, Empire and British Light Heavyweight Boxing Championship fight held at the Tottenham Hotspur Football Ground on 20th June 1942. Some wear and foxing otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £15
Lot 1409:
Lot 1409
Henry Cooper. Signed 'Autographed Editions' photograph of Cooper in action against Mohammad Ali, and a mono print of a battered and bleeding Cooper celebrating a victory. Both prints signed by Cooper. Each framed and glazed, measuring approx. 11"x13". VG
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £25

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