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Old 04-29-2012, 10:46 AM
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Time to see some new acquisitions:

I collect fighter-issued promotional photos. I have long wanted an early Cassius Clay piece. Here it is, from January 1964, a month before he would win the title from Liston and 'come out' as a Muslim under the name Muhammad Ali. The letter has the usual tri-fold for a regular envelope and in person you can see where the photo pressed against it. Both letter and picture have the preprinted Cassius Clay on it:



And his opponent:



Also picked up this early Max Schmeling promo:

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Old 05-02-2012, 10:07 AM
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Default James J. Jeffires - tobacco tag

The tobacco tag shown was used on tobacco plugs sold prior to the Johnson/Jeffries fight!

About 1" in height
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:16 PM
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Default Red Sun Johnson

Never really thought that I would own this one... but very happy that I picked it up...
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Old 05-05-2012, 08:08 AM
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Nice one Al. I only collect 19th century. But like that one.
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Old 05-06-2012, 09:33 PM
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Thanks Aaron.... maybe you will like this one:
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Old 05-07-2012, 08:23 AM
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Great cards Al. Both very tough.
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Old 05-07-2012, 09:26 AM
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Thanks Dave. Enjoying picking these up more than I thought that I would. Very cool cards. You would not happen to know where I can find a Gans Red Sun, do you?
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48-49 Toleteros (Hilton Smith, Scales)
50-51 Denia (Leon Day, Willard Brown)
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Thanks Aaron.... maybe you will like this one:
That's a great card. My favorite pose of Dempsey. Al I like your choice of boxing cards.
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nice!

A few paltry pieces:



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