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178429

EARLY BOXING Bare-Knuckle Fighting for 176 Rounds in New Orleans 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372924771380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867 * Early boxing with several rounds (176) * Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the bare-knuckle era. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:41

$33.00
178232

1860 JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers World Heavyweight BOXING Championship PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915331082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 12, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page has a dramatic print showing: "Round 37" of the Heenan and Sayer fight, erupting into a riot. Above it is a print of "The Champion's Belt of England...". Within is a double page centerfold which includes 8 prints of the Heenan and Sayers fight, while another 4 page print is mostly damaged due to the typical trimming of the issue. Sixteen pages, minor wear with small archival mends at the margins.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:17

$89.00
177960

NELSON MANDELA South African President Anti-Apartheid Leader FREE 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897566940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 11, 1990 * Nelson Mandela freed (day of) * South African president * Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson * Famous Heavyweight boxing upset The front page has a report on the same day Nelson Mandela would be released from prison after serving 27 years with headline: "S. Africa to Free Black Leader Mandela Today" with related photo. (see) More on pages 11-14. The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Douglas KOs Tyson in Title Fight Upset" with photo. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:10

$68.00
177687

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN v Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596700651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 2, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match A terrific issue on the famed boxer John Heenan, as the entire front page is taken up with a print of him captioned: "John C. Heenan, The Champion of the World". The print was taken from a photo of him of May 3, 1860 in England, shortly after his famous match between himself and Tom Sayers. Inside has a full page taken up with content concerning Heenan & his bout with Sayers, including two lengthy letters signed by him: John C. Heenan. Sixteen pages, lightly toned, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:09

$177.00
177337

JAMES J. CORBETT Knocks Out JOHN L. SULLIVAN Boxing Title Fight 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870050508

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, Sept. 8, 1892 * James J. James vs. John L. Sullivan * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Sullivan's 1st and only loss (1st report) The top of the front page has a one column heading in capital letters: "CORBETT" with subheads that include: "John L. Sullivan no Longer Champion" "The Californian Knocks Him Out in Twenty-one Rounds" and more with two related illustrations. (see) Lengthy reporting with round by round description. Complete with 12 pages, a little wear at the central fold and margins, generally good.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:14

$88.00
177161

JACK DEMPSEY vs Georges Carpentier Heavyweight BOXING Title Photo 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862165686

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 3, 1921 * Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier * Heavyweight boxing championship * FRONT LEAF ONLY but nice for display The front page has a great headline in large lettering: "DEMPSEY WINNER" with a banner heading above the masthead: "CAPPENTIER IS KNOCKED OUT" with various subheads and photo of Dempsey's head. (see) Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice for display as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 15:34

$72.00
177159

James BUSTER DOUGLAS Knockouts KO's Mike Tyson Heavyweight Boxing 1990 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372862165338

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SECTION C "Sports" ONLY of the Los Angeles Times, Feb. 11, 1990 * Buster Douglas knockouts Mike Tyson * Famous Heavyweight boxing upset The front page of this section has a headline: "Tyson Era Goes Buster" with subhead and photo of Douglas standing over Tyson after knockout. Complete Section C "Sports" only with all 22 pages, great condition.

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Ends January 02, 2020 15:33

$50.00
177117

Great JESS WILLARD Ko's Jack Johnson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE 1915 LA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372861833873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING HERALD, Los Angeles, April 5, 1915 * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson * "Great white hope" wins * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) * Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present The front page has a great banner headline: "WILLARD KNOCKS OUT JOHNSON" with subheads and round by round reporting, all on the front page. Nice for display. Photo of Willard on page 3. (see) Early, same day 1st report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson. Uncommon for such a nice headline here, especially on the front page. Incomplete issue containing the 1st two leafs (loose), pages 1-4, light toning, great for display as such.

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:05

$115.00
177062

GENE TUNNEY defeats JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392556447803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 23, 1926. * Gene Tunney vs. Jack Dempsey (Day of) * World's heavyweight boxing title * 135,000 people would attend The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY TO DEFEND HIS TITLE TONIGHT; 130,000 TO SEE BOUT" with subheads. Much more in the sport's section with banner headlines, photos of each fighter and diagram of the venue. Loads of text here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 52 pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends December 26, 2019 14:41

$48.00
176946

Great JOE LOUIS Wins Heavyweight BOXING TITLE vs. James Braddock 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392547251661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 23, 1937 * Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title * James Braddock in defeat (1st report) The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Louis Knocks Out Braddock In 8 Rounds" with subhead. (see) The front page of the sport's section as a nice headline: "NEW CHAMPION!" with subheads and 4 related photos. More on the following pages. Complete with all 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small address label on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine, generally in nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:19

$67.00
176532

(2) CASSIUS CLAY Sonny Liston Heavyweight Boxing Title KNOCKOUT 1965 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392523206163

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, May 25 & 26, 1965 * Cassius Clay - Muhammad Ali * Sonny Liston knocked out ? * Heavyweight boxing title fight * A two issue lot with early reporting The May 25th issue has a three column heading on page 5: "Clay And Liston Meet Tonight In Title Fight" with 2 related photos. (see) The May 26 issue has a banner headline on page 5 that announces: "Clay KOs Liston; Retains Heavyweight Title" (see) Each issue is complete with 8 & 10 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, small address stamp, within masthead, nice condition.

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Ends December 07, 2019 07:25

$72.00
176517

TONY CANZONERI Lightweight Boxing Championship Title Fight in 1932 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392521826734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 5, 1932 * Tony Canzoneri retains World title * Lightweight boxing championship The front page of section 2 (sports) has a seven column headline: "CANZONERI WHIPS PETROLLE; RETAINS HIS TITLE" with subheads. (see) Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition, a few small binding holes along the spine.

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Ends December 06, 2019 15:07

$40.00
175968

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN v Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship PRINTS 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806615921

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, March 17, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match The double page centerfold features nine prints headed: "Great International Fight in England Between John C. Heenan (Benicia Boy) and Tom Sayers for the Champion's Belt of England." with a bit of text as well. The prints show both men in training for what would become one of the more notable boxing matches of the 19th century. The front page and inside pages including a nice doublepage have prints concerning the "Shoemakers' Strike at Lynn" Massachusetts. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:47

$68.00
175838

LARRY HOLMES vs. Muhammad Ali Heavyweight Boxing Title Fight 1980 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799664742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 3, 1980 * Larry Holmes vs. Muhammad Ali * Heavyweight boxing championship * "The Last Hurrah" title fight The front page has a three column photo with small heading: "Holmes Knocks Out Ali In 10th Round" The sport's section (page 25) has a banner heading: "Holmes, on Knockout, Keeps Heavyweight Title" with subhead and pictorial of Ali. Complete with all 60+ pages, light toning along the central fold of the front page, stain within the masthead from removing a address label, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:10

$58.00
175776

MIKE TYSON Knockouts KO's Larry Holmes Heavyweight Boxing Fight 1988 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392470173139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 23, 1988 * Mike Tyson knockouts Larry Holmes * Heavyweight boxing championship bout * Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey The front page of the sport's section has a heading: "For Holmes, Last Fight Is Painfully Short" with large photo (See) First report coverage continues inside with 2 more related photos. Complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 56 pages, great condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 06:29

$48.00
175618

JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title FIRPO Famous Knockout ROPES 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372789757386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., September 15, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Luis Angel Firpo * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Famous knockout through the ropes The sport's section (page 8) has a banner headline: "FIRPO, KNOCKED OUT BY DEMPSEY, STILL SEEKS HEAVYWEIGHT VROWN" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the fight in which Jack Dempsey was knocked out of the ring but came back to retain his title. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally good. wikipedia notes: The last successful title defense for Dempsey was in September 1923 at New York's Polo Grounds. His opponent in the fight was the huge, powerful, yet limited contender Luis Angel Firpo, from Argen... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:41

$52.00
175387

JACK JOHNSON Becomes 1st Black to Win Heavyweight BOXING Title - 1908 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392435902636

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st black boxer champion vs. Tommy Burns The front page has an article with one column heads: "JACK JOHNSON WAS SURE HE WOULD WIN" "[Black] Heavyweight Champion Says He Has No Complaints To Make" It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Twelve pages, light even toning, loose along the spine, a little wear at the blank margins, no text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 20, 2019 07:30

$92.00
175373

Great MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing UPSET Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372776381221

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report) The front page of this section has a great banner headline above the masthead: "SCHMELING BATTERS JOE LOUIS TO CANVAS; KNOCKS OUT 'UNBEATABLE' NEGRO IN TWELFTH" with subheads and two nice photos, one showing the referee counting out a defeated Joe Louis laying on the canvas. (see) Nice for display. Much more on the next two pages with banner headlines and a few more photos. Probably one of the best issues we seen on this famous boxing upset. Complete sport's section only with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small bindin... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2019 15:21

$98.00
175347

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON vs. Jake LaMotta 1st of 6 Middleweight BOXING 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392433117314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 3, 1942 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 1st of 6 fights The front page of the sport's section (page 13) has a two column heading: "RAY ROBINSON WINS DECISION OVER 'TRUCK'" with subhead. (see) Complete with all 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small address label on the front page, small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 18, 2019 14:56

$49.00
174540

Great MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight Boxing UPSET Photos 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392370635731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHRONICLE SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, June 21, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET photos The front page of this section has a great pictorial showing 4 photos of Joe Louis being knocked down in defeat. Great for display. Page has a another great photo with banner headline: "'LOUIS CAN'T TAKE IT,'' JACK DEMPSEY SAYS" (see) Other sporting news of the day with much on Jesse Owens prior to the Berlin Olympics. Complete sport's section only with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, minor wear, nice for display.

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Ends October 06, 2019 07:30

$67.00
174751

JESSE OWENS Wins Athlete of Year & JOE LOUIS Heavyweight Boxing 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392383790188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 15, 1936 * Jesse Owens wins athlete of the year award * Joe Louis (Brown bomber) vs.Eddie Simms * Heavyweight boxing match The front page of the sport's section (page 19) has a two column heading: "Louis Dusts Off Eddie Simms in 26 Seconds Flat" with subhead. First report coverage on the heavyweight fight between Joe Louis and Eddie Simms. Page 5 of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Jesse Owens Winner of 1936 Award" with subhead and photo. (see) Complete with all 30 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp & address label on the front page, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:43

$40.00
174633

JOE LOUIS Wins Boxing Title Fight & LOU GEHRIG Contract Signed 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372734909484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPORTING GREEN section only of the San Francisco Chronicle, January 26, 1939 * Joe Louis heavyweight boxing title fight * Lou Gehrig signs contract with Yankees * His last full season The top of the front page of this section has a great banner headline: "JOE LOUIS CHOPS DOWN LEWIS IN FIRST" with subheads and 4 related photos. (see) Nice for display. More on the following page. Page 5 has a three column headline: "Gehrig Signs For Less $$" (see) This would be Gehrig's last full season as a player before his tragic health failure. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 6 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine. nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2019 08:13

$44.00
174338

JACK DEMPSEY WINS vs. Sharkey Heavyweight BOXING Low Blow ? 1927 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722962808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1927 * Jack Dempsey vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing match The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN 7TH BEFORE 80,000 IN THE YANKEE STADIUM; RECEIPTS EXCEED A MILLION DOLLARS" with many subheads. Much more in the sport's section with a few photos. Loads of text here. First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Jack Sharkey. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:34

$72.00
174304

GENE TUNNEY Last Heavyweight BOXING Match Title Champion Fight 1928 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721413675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1928 * Gene Tunney defeats Tom Heeney * World's heavyweight boxing title * Last fight before retirement (3 days later) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TUNNEY SCORES KNOCKOUT OVER HEENEY IN ELEVENTH; ONLY 50,000 SEE THE BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section with headlines, photos and round by round description. Loads of text here. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to rem... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:38

$55.00
173800

DANIEL MENDOZA Jewish Boxer vs. Humphries 1st BOXING Fight Jews 1788 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319924191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1788 * Daniel Mendoza - The fighting Jew * Richard Humphries - 1st of 3 fights Page 3 has a full column which includes: "Mendoza's Letter in Vindication of his Behaviour at the late Contest Between Him and Humphries" signed in type: Daniel Mendoza. Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a weak, defenseless person into someone deserving of respect. He is said to have been the first Jew to talk to the King, George III. He was the British boxing champion from 1792-1795. This letter is followed by a report from a doctor as to Mendoza's injuries, and then by: "Humphries' Answer", signed by him: Rich. Humphries. Eight pages, 8 1/2 by... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:27

$49.00
173230

TONY GALENTO VS. MAX BAER Heavyweight Boxing Fight at Jersey City 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304420355

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1940 * Tony Galento vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing fight The sport's section (page 21) has a banner headline: "22,711 See Baer Stop Galento, Who Fails to Answer Bell for Eighth Round" with subheads, round by round coverage and related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 38 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Galento's fight with Max Baer ended when the referee stopped the bout in the eighth round. On the day of the Baer fight, Galento decided to first stop off at his bar. There he had a big bowl of spaghetti, with meat balls, washed down w... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:43

$40.00
173219

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber vs. Arturo Godoy Heavyweight BOXING Title 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304418211

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10, 1942 * Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight - Arturo Godoy * "This was the worst fight I ever had" The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Louis Wins, Keeps Title; Godoy Avoids a Knockout" with subhead. The sport's section (page 10) has a banner headline: "Jpyour Challenger, Convinced He Rated Draw, Will Seek Early Return Match" with subheads, round by round coverage and 2 related photos. This was Joe Louis' 6th defense for the World's heavyweight title. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in very nice conditi... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:37

$40.00
173097

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight v. Paycheck 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301255025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1940 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Johnny Paycheck The sport' section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Louis Knocks Out Paycheck in Second Round at Garden to Keep World Title" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice to have in this famous NYC title, also from the city where the fight took place. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:03

$40.00
172993

ROCKY MARCIANO Archie Moore Heavyweight BOXING Last Career Fight 1955 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671513387

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, September 22, 1955. * Rocky Marciano vs. Archie Moore * Heavyweight Boxing title fight * His last career fight The top of page 5 has a three column heading: "Rock May Retire" (see) First report coverage on Rocky Marciano defending his heavyweight boxing title against Archie Moore. This would be Marciano's last professional boxing match as he would retire. A binding hole slightly affects the mentioned heading. Complete with all 8 pages, a few binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, otherwise nice.

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:16

$38.00
172760

MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight TERRELL 1967 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392292717558

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 7, 1967 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * Heavyweight boxing title match fight * Ernie Terrell This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 5: "Clay Humiliates, Batters Terrill" with a three column action photo. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete, light browning with small binding holes along the the spine, otherwise in nice wikipedia notes: In 1967, Ali and Terrell met to end the confusion about who was the legitimate heavyweight champion. Before the bout, Terrell chose to call Ali by his birth name, Cassius Clay, rather than his adopted Muslim name. Ali took offense to this, as he had in a previous fight with Ring Legend Floyd... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2019 14:45

$38.00
172759

MUHAMMAD ALI George Foreman Zaire Boxing RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE 1974 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666125195

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, October 30, 1974 * The Rumble in the Jungle * Muhammad Ali vs. Gorge Foreman * Heavyweight boxing title match Page 6 has a three column heading: "Ali Regains Crown" 1st report coverage on the "Rumble in the Jungle" heavyweight boxing title fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few small binding holes along spine, some small tape mends at margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 06, 2019 14:45

$32.00
172757

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 2nd PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392292698437

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1960 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 2nd professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown In the sport's section (page 34) under a one column heading: "BOWDRY DEFEATS PASTRANO IN BOUT" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "In a preliminary, the Olympic light-heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay of Louisville, scored a fourth-round knockout over Herb Siler of Dothan, Ala." (see) Very early and rare mention of Muhammad Ali here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, generally in nice co... See More  

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Ends June 06, 2019 14:26

$66.00
172438

JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392282157357

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1946 * Heavyweight boxer Jack Johnson... * Death report... 1st report... Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading that announces: "Jack Johnson Dies in Auto Crash; Ex-Heavyweight Champion Was 68" Quite a detailed report concluding on the back page with photo of Johnson. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2019 14:32

$67.00
172404

KID CHOCOLATE Wins Very 1st World Boxing Title for A CUBAN 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372655146669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1931 * Kid Chocolate wins Junior Lightweight title * Very 1st Cuban World boxing champion The sport's section (page 24) has a one column heading: "CHOCOLATE VICTOR BY KNOCKOUT IN 7TH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Kid Chocolate becoming the 1st world boxing champion from Cuba. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, irregular along the spine with some wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 18, 2019 15:13

$40.00
172379

ROBERT H. GODDARD Rockets Rocketry to Stratosphere & JOE LOUIS 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372654988662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer... * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 25 has one column headinghs: "LINDBERGH STUDYING BIG GODDARD ROCKET" with "Colonel and H.F. Guggenheim Inspect in Nex Mexico Projectile for Stratosphere Flight" (see) Also a banner headline on page 29: "Louis to Enter Yankee Stadium Ring Against Baer Tonight the 1 to 2 Favorite" with several subheads and related photo of the two boxer. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition. wikipedia notes: Robert Hutchings Goddard, Ph.D. (October 5, 1882 – August 10, 1945), U.S. profe... See More  

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Ends May 18, 2019 09:45

$62.00
172356

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship 1860 Rare Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392278862572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match A quite rare edition put out specifically for the famous boxing match between Heenan and Sayers, the American champion versus the British champion, in what was billed the first "world title" boxing match, which lasted 2 hours 27 minutes. It was fought in England, hence the listing of both London & New York in the dateline of this "English Extra" edition. The publisher apologies for the prints not appearing in the issue, which would have delayed the printing of this edition (see). Almost the entire 8 pages of this issue are taken up with reports concerning the boxing match.... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2019 15:09

$55.00
172226

Early STUDY OF ROCKETS Robert H. Goddard & JOE LOUIS v. Max Baer 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275620441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 26, 1935 * Robert H. Goddard - rockets - rocketry * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. Max Baer * Heavyweight boxing championship fight Page 18 has one column headings: "LINDBERGH ENDS STUDY OF GODDARD ROCKET" and "Colonel and H. F. Guggenheim Fly From Roswell, N. M., After Three-Day Visit" (see) The sport's section (page 27) has a banner headline: "Fight Passed $1,000,000 Mark in Gross Receipts, Re-Check of Figures Shows" with various subheads and photo of Louis with new wife walking in Harlem. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:42

$46.00
172173

TEX RICKARD Boxing Promoter - MSG III Builder - NY Rangers DEATH 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372648945032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 7, 1929 * Tex Rickard death (1st report) * Boxing promoter The front page has a five column headline: "Tex Rickard, Boxing Promoter, Dies" with subhead. (see) More on page 26 and photo on the back page. First report coverage on the death of famous boxing promoter and Madison Square Garden builder, Tex Rickard. Complete with all 44 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends May 09, 2019 14:38

$44.00
172135

MAX SCHMELING vs. Joe Louis Heavyweight BOXING Upset (day of) 1936 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392273853992

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, June 18, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing upset (day of) * Pre fight reporting The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "SCHMELING PLUCK VS. LOUIS PUNCH TONIGHT" with subheads, 2 nice photos and tale of the tape. Nice for display. The German boxer would pull off a big upset in this fight. Complete section 2 (sports) with 14 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individua... See More  

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Ends May 08, 2019 14:51

$44.00
172075

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Primo Carnera 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392271494214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * vs. Primo Carnera The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT CARNERA IN SIXTH; 60,000 SEE FIGHT" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 24 with banner headline, photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title especially since the fight was held in Yankee Stadium. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & instit... See More  

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Ends May 04, 2019 14:45

$44.00
171456

ERNIE SCHAAF Heavyweight Boxing Primo Carnera Knockout DEATH 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392258052551

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 15, 1933 * Boxer Ernie Schaaf death * Heavyweight boxing knockout * Primo Carnera The front page has a one column heading: "ERNIE SCHAAF DIES; BOXING UNDER FIRE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with photo. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2019 11:28

$38.00
171146

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber vs. Buddy Baer Heavyweight BOXING Title 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614847139

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, January 10, 1942 * Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS FLOORS BAER 3 TIMES; WINS IN FIRST" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. This was Joe Louis' 20th defense for the World's heavyweight title. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:11

$38.00
170636

JACK DEMPSEY The Manassa Mauler BOXING Heavyweight Champion DEATH 1983 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372597456027

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 1, 1983 * Boxer Jack Dempsey death * "The Manassa Mauler" * 1920's boxing champion The front page has a nice banner headline: "Jack Dempsey Dies at 87" with subhead and photo. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy 1st report coverage continues inside with another photo. Complete 1st section only with all 22 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 13, 2019 16:33

$62.00
170572

Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON 1st Boxing Professional Fight Debut 1940 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372594399080

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1940 * Sugar Ray Robinson's pro debut * Madison Square Garden boxing A night of boxing was held at Madison Square Garden which involved various fights including the main event at the end as usual which was a title fight. One of the preliminary fights involved Sugar Ray Robinson which was his very first professional boxing match. He would go on to what many considered the greatest pound for pound boxer ever. The front page of section 2 (sports) only has a banner headline: "FRITZIE ZIVIC WHIPS ARMSTRONG FOR TITLE" with subheads that include: "Robinson Wins in Pro Debut" Text includes: "Ray Robinson, New York and intercity Golden Gloves champion, made a successful professional debut...."... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:34

$57.00
170570

JACK DEMPSEY'S Comback Boxing Fight vs. Wrestler Cowboy Luttrell 1940 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392234112923

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1940 * An aging Jack Dempsey comeback ? * Clarence "Cowboy" Luttrell - wrestler * Infamous exhibition boxing fight The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT WRESTLER IN 2D ROUND" with subheads and photo (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 10, 2019 15:34

$52.00
170310

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight vs. Galento 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372582138824

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1939 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Tony Galento (Two Ton) * Heavyweight boxing title fight The front page has a five column heading: "Louis Stops Galento in 4th Round" with subhead. (see) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS FLOORED IN 3D, STOPS GALENTO IN 4TH" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Six great photos are on the back page. (see) Complete with all 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 27, 2019 15:07

$52.00
170252

Boxer ROCKY MARCIANO Boxing Title Fight vs. Ezzard Charles 1954 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372579058466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 18, 1954 * Rocky Marciano wins * Heavyweight boxing title * Ezzard Charles The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Rocky Hints Of Return Bout After Savage Scrap Win, Charles Snarls At Decision" (see) Complete with all 16 pages, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 24, 2019 15:05

$40.00
170134

JAKE KILRAIN Heavyweight Boxing Bare Knuckle Boxer DEATH Killion 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575076362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 23, 1937 * Jake Kilrain death * Heavyweight boxing * Bare knuckle era The front page of section 2 (sports) has one column heading: "JAKE KILRAIN, BARE KNUCKLE VETERAN, DIES" with 2 photos. First report coverage on death of famous bare knuckle boxer, Jake Kilrain. He was best knownfor his 76 round fight with John L. Sullivan, which was the last bare knuckle championship in boxing history. Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:29

$42.00
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MAX BAER Wins Heavyweight Boxing Championship vs. PRIMA CARNERA 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548446952

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 15, 1934 * Max Baer vs. Primo Carnera * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Great headline for display The front page has a great banner headline: "TITLE TO BAER BY KNOCKOUT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Unusual for such a great headline regarding a sporting event to be on the front page. The front page of section 2 (sports) also has a nice banner headline with more. Eight related photos are on the back page as well. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends January 25, 2019 15:32

$88.00
169307

Great MAX SCHMELING Jack Sharkey Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1930 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539722767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, June 13, 1930 * Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing championship * Famous foul - hit below the belt The front page has a great banner headline: "SCHMELING WINS ON A FOUL" with subheads. Nice for display. Unusual for such a nice sports headline to be on the front page. The front page of section 2 (sports) also has a nice banner headline: "SHARKEY WINNING FIGHT UNTIL FOUL BLOW" with subheads, round by round coverage and related photo. Three more related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:26

$88.00
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