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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
171319

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Wins His 1st World Boxing Title Championship 1946 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372620372326

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Dec. 21, 1946 * Sugar Ray Robinson as a welterweight boxer * Wins his first World boxing title vs. Tommy Bell The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "RAY ROBINSON WINS WELTERWEIGHT TITLE" with subheads and photo. Nice for display. Complete section 2 (sports) only with all 12 pages, some small binding holes along the spine, nice condition. wikipedia notes: By 1946, Robinson had fought 75 fights to a 73–1–1 record, and beaten every top contender in the welterweight division. However, he refused to cooperate with the Mafia, which controlled much of boxing at the time, and was denied a chance to fight for the welterweight championship. Robi... See More  

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Ends April 05, 2019 16:37

$44.00
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
170373

CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE Win (EVE) 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372584372527

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, June 13, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (eve) * Famous heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The front page of this section banner headline: "BRADDOCK FIGHTS BAER FOR TITLE TONIGHT" with subheads and photos of each boxer. (see) Nice for display. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 12 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 March 01, 2019 15:22

$46.00
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
170283

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392223225213

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1936 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing match UPSET (1st report) The front page has a great banner headline: "SCHMELING WHIPS JOE LOUIS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Another nice banner headline on the front page of section 2 (sports) with subheads. Six related photos are on the back page. Probably the best issue we seen on this famous boxing upset. 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 24, 2019 15:26

$167.00
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
169935

JOE LOUIS vs. Max Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Rematch 1938 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215453949

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 22, 1938 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Max Schmeling (German fighter) * Famous rematch - boxing (day of) The front page of section 2 (sports) has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS, SCHMELING FIGHT FOR TITLE TONIGHT" with subheads and related photo. Nice for display. Photo inside Yankee Stadium is on the back p[. 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 13, 2019 14:55

$47.00
169564

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
169012

Jewish Boxer MAX BAER Wins German Max Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188674183

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUINE, June 9, 1933. * Jewish boxer Max Baer * Max Schmeling - German fighter * Heavyweight boxing The front page of section 2 (sports) has a great banner headline: "BAER CRASHES SCHMELING TO DEFEAT IN 10TH" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Complete with all 38 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such. wikipedia notes: In June 1933, Baer fought and defeated (by a technical knock out) the German heavyweight Max Schmeling at Yankee Stadium. Baer's trunks displayed an embroidered Star of David[14], which Max swore to wear in every bout thereafter. He dominated the rugged fighter from Ger... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:21

$47.00
168157

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392168468261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1937 * Joe Louis wins World Boxing Heavyweight title * James Braddock in defeat (early 1st report) The front page has a nice banner headline: "LOUIS WINS TITLE: KNOCKOUT" with subheads. (see) Great for display and rare for such a nice headline to be on the front page dealing with a sporting event. Complete 1st section only with pages 1-18, missing the 2nd section which included the sport's pages, the back page of section 2 was saved and attached on the back of the 1st section. This has a full page pictorial of the famous boxing match. GREAT FOR DISPLAY AS SUCH.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:19

$57.00
168098

MAX SCHMELING vs. Young Stribling Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1931 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392167395393

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 4, 1931 * Max Schmeling vs. Young Stribling * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Great headline for display The front page has a very nice banner headline: "A KNOCKOUT! BY SCHMELING" with subheads. (see) Rare to have and nice headline on the front that deals with sports. The front page of the sport's section (page 11) also has a nice banner headline: "BODY PUNCHES BRING SCHMELING VICTORY" with subheads and photo. More photos on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 20 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few sm... See More  

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Ends December 05, 2018 15:25

$47.00
168017

TONY CANZONERI Bonanno Crime Famliy WINS World Boxing Title 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372487864790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 11, 1935 * Tony Canzoneri vs. Lou Ambers * World Lightweight boxing title fight * Member of the Bonanno Crime Family The front page of the sport's section (page 21) has a nice banner headline: "CANZONERI WHIPS AMBERS; REGAINS TITLE" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Tony Canzoneri winning the World Lightweight boxing title against Lou Ambers. 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 spine.

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Ends November 30, 2018 14:44

$46.00
167823

JACK DEMPSEY vs Georges Carpentier Heavyweight BOXING Title Photos1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372480973654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, July 3, 1921 * Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier * Heavyweight boxing championship The front page has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY KNOCKS OUT CARPENTIER IN FOURTH" with subheads. (see) More in the sport's section with related illustration. Complete with 40+ pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, tape mend on the front page (see), should be handled with care.

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Ends November 24, 2018 06:21

$57.00
167577

CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE Win 1935 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472294923

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, June 14, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (1st report) * Famous heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The top of the front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "Braddock Defeats Baer to Win Heavyweight Title" with subheads and photo of Braddock. (see) Nice for display. Twenty-two pages, binding slits along the spine, some margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:12

$97.00
167399

JOHN L. SULLIVAN vs. Charles Mitchell BOXING Fight Match Draw 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372466202793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 11, 1888 * John L. Sullivan vs. Charles Mitchell * Boxing draw at Chantilly, France The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "MITCHELL WINS THE RACE" with subheads that include: "He Outfoots Sullivan in a Twenty-Four foot Ring" and more. (see) Round by round coverage. Twenty pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:42

$47.00
166954

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Jorge Brescia 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131394757

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 10, 1936 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * Jorge Brescia - Argentina boxer The sport's section (page 19) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 5,200 Sees Louis Knock Out Brescia in Third Round at Hippodrome" with subheads and related photo. (see) This fight came shortly after Louis' famous upset loss to German boxer, Max Schmeling. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2018 13:57

$38.00
165962

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Jake LaMotta BOXING World Title Fight 6th 1951 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402356025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Feb. 15, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 6th of 6 fights * St. Valentine's Day Massacre Page 18 has a nice banner headline: "Robinson Wins Title on TKO in 13th" with subheads and two related photos on the historic fight with Jake Lamotta. This was the sixth and final fight between the two in which Robinson regained the title. Nice to have in a Detroit newspaper (Robinson's birthplace). Complete in 30 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 13, 2018 15:51

$80.00
165916

JOHN C. HEENAN vs. Tom King 19th Century Bare Knuckle BOXING 1863 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401174949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863 * John Heenan vs. Tom King * One of the greatest fights of the 19th century * Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged? The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being drugged and by the fight not being called when he knocked down King for more than enough time for the fight to have been called. This issue contains considerable details regarding the fight. Complete in 8 pages and in very good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:18

$54.00
165379

CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE in 2 Days 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392088668013

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (2 days prior) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The sport's section (page 28) has a banner headline: "Impressive Exhibition Given by Braddock as He Finishes Boxing Drills Here" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:20

$38.00
164279

JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Negro Wins Heavyweight BOXING Title in 1908 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055647547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS NEWS SCIMITAR, Tennessee, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson - 1st Black to win the World Boxing Title * Historic Boxing Collectible * Racially-tainted reporting Page 7 has the historic report on the first African-American to claim the heavyweight boxing title: "Johnson Claims The Heavyweight Title", but in an obvious case of racial bias, the large, full-figure photo next to the article is of Tommy Burns, the loser, and reds: "Man Who Gives Up World's Title To Negro Fighter". Ten pages, some margin tears, bit irregular at the spine and partially loose at the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:44

$175.00
164277

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321186066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Dec. 26, 1908 * Jack Johnson wins Heavyweight boxing crown * 1st Negro boxer champion (1st report) * Tommy Burns Page 3 has an article with one column heads: "Jack Johnson The New Heavyweight Champion" and: "Great Crowd Witnesses His Defeat of Tommy Burns at Sydney". The coverage is quite detailed (see for portions) taking about 17 column inches. It was at this fight that Jack Johnson became the first African-American to win the heavyweight boxing title. Complete in 10 pages, two ink spots affect each page but do not affect the mentioned report. Some margin wear, should be handled carefully.

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:40

$120.00
164276

JESS WILLARD Defeats JACK JOHNSON 1st Black Heavyweight Boxing Champ 1915 Report


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392055645575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 * Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson * The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion * Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kansas Cowboy Knocks Out Negro in 26 Rounds," "Johnson Tired Self Down," "Had Advantage to 20th Lap, When Fall Commenced," with more. This report takes the full first column & carries over to page 10 where the text is more extensive. A large photo of Jess Willard is also presented, and is headed: "The New Heavyweight Champion of the World." See ima... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:39

$125.00
164137

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight vs. Tommy Farr 1937 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372314752657

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing title fight * Tommy Farr - British boxer The top of the front page has a one column headline: "LOUIS BEATS FARR IN A CLOSE BATTLE AND RETAINS TITLE" with subheads. (see) The sport's section (page 15) has a banner headline: "35,000 See Louis Extended to Limit in Outpointing Farr at Yankees Stadium" with subheads, 2 related photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2018 15:06

$39.00
163990

JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title Tommy Gibbons at Shelby MT 1923 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309735842

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., July 5, 1923 * Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons * Heavyweight boxing title (1st report) * Shelby, Montana financial flop The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMPSEY KEEPS HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN" with subheads and photo. (see) Great for display. Round by round coverage inside. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, small library label in the masthead, otherwise good. wikipedia notes: The aftermath was worse than the fight for Shelby: a large arena, the size of a football field, had been built. Since most of Shelby's residents and those of nearby cities could not afford ticket prices set so that the city could ... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:17

$77.00
163949

JOE LOUIS Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joins UNITED STATES ARMY 1942 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046580171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 13, 1942 * Joe Louis joins U.S. Army * Heavyweight Boxing Champion The front page has one column heads: "Joe Louis Due to Don Uniform on Wednesday" above which is a photo of him captioned: "Army Acquires a New Type of Bomber - Joe Louis and W. C. Saunders, Army examination official - The Brown Bomber is fingerprinted, at Fort Jay, L.I.". This is the report of Joe Louis becoming "draft registrant No. 374". Great coverage in his hometown paper. Eighteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2018 07:23

$67.00
163757

JOE LOUIS vs. James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1937 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303414008

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., sport's section only, June 20, 1937 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) vs. James Braddock * World heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight) Page 6 of this section has a banner headline: "JOE LOUIS HAS THE GUNS TO BEAT CHAMP BRADDOCK TUESDAY, SCRIBES OPINE" with subheads and photo. (see) This would be the fight that Joe Louis would become heavyweight boxing champion of the World for the very 1st time. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:23

$37.00
163330

JOE LOUIS Brown Bomber Heavyweight BOXING Fight v Paulino Uzcudun 1939 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372287824030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1935 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Heavyweight boxing fight * Paulino Uzcudun - Basque The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LOUIS WINS OVER PAULINO IN FOURTH BY TECHNICAL K. O." with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends May 25, 2018 15:09

$46.00
162548

Boxer JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight Boxing Title vs. Billy Miske 1920 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 7, 1920 * Boxer Jack Dempsey vs. Billy Miske * Heavyweight boxing championship fight * 1st ever title bout broadcast on radio The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEMPSEY'S BLOWS KNOCK OUT MISKE IN THIRD ROUND" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Jack Dempsey defending his heavyweight boxing crown by knocking out Billy Miske. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: On September 6, 1920, Miske lost to Jack Dempsey in the third round of a fight to decide the World Heavyweight Boxing title. It was the f... See More  

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Ends April 26, 2018 15:35

$45.00
162488

DANIEL MENDOZA vs. William Ward JEWISH BOXER Jews Judaica BOXING 1791 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256528748

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, June 23, 1791 * Daniel Mendoza vs. William Ward * Jewish boxer - boxing challenge Page 3 has an item headed: "Boxing" noting in part: "The long expected fight between Ward and Mendoza...was prevented by the interposition of the magistrates. The combatants arrived at Uxbridge...and informed them of the determination of the magistrates to prevent tee fight..." with more on the cancellation of this boxing match (see). Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer (see the web). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:27

$27.00
161685

MAX SCHMELING Johnny Risko Fight of the Year Heavyweight Boxing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234898016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 2, 1929 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Heavyweight boxing match * Ring magazine fight of the year (1929) * Madison Square Garden The sport's section (page 11) has a banner headline: "Risko Is Knocked Out by Schmeling in Ninth Round Before 20,000 in Garden" with subheads and photo of Max Schmeling. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially on this topic. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 29, 2018 15:58

$42.00
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Rare BABE RUTH Boxing Sparring Pre Season Training PHOTO 1931 NYC Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 12, 1928 * Unusual Babe Ruth photo * Boxing as part of his training The back page of this section has a unusual photo showing Babe Ruth sparring as part of his training for the upcoming season. Also an article headed: "Ruth Anticipates His Greatest Year" with subheads. (see) This was when Babe Ruth was at his prime in his career. Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:17

$44.00
161131

JAKE LAMOTTA Defeats SUGAR RAY ROBINSON "Raging Bull" Fame BOXING 1943 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1943 * Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat) * Famous Middleweight boxing match The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head Floors Him for a Count of Nine--Gate at Olympia Is $50,000" with 2 smaller subheads. This famous fight was a focus in the award winning movie 'Raging Bull'. A real gem for any boxing collection. Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percen... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 08:36

$67.00
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Boxer SUGAR RAY ROBINSON Middleweight Boxing Title Fight TURPIN 1951 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196802359

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 13, 1951 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin * Famous middleweight rematch title fight The front page has a two column heading: "Ray Robinson Stops Randy Turpin in 10th To Ragain Ring Title" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage continues in the sport's section. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. wikipedia notes: In London, Robinson lost the world middleweight title to British boxer Randolph Turpin in a sensational bout. Three months later in a rematch in front of 60,000 fans at the Polo Grounds, he knocked Turpin out in ten rounds to re... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:51

$67.00
159388

GENE TUNNEY defeats JACK DEMPSEY Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1926 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 24, 1926. * Gene Tunney defeats Jack Dempsey * World's heavyweight boxing title * 135,000 people in attendance The front page features has a nice banner headline proclaiming: "TUNNEY IS NEW CHAMPION, BEATS DEMPSEY IN TEN ROUNDS; OUTFIGHTS RIVAL ALL THE WAY, DECISION NEVER IN DOUBT; 135,000 PAY MORE THAN $2,000,000 TO SEE BOUT IN THE RAIN" with many subheads that include: "VICTORY IS POPULAR ONE" "TUNNEY ALWAYS MASTER" "The Round-by-Round Description Shows How Tunney Beat Dempsey" and more with photo of Tunney. Unusual for such great coverage of a boxing match on the front page, especially in the prestigious New York Times. A great item fo... See More  

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Ends December 29, 2017 15:19

$87.00
159337

Very Rare MUHAMMAD ALI Cassius Clay 6th PRO BOXING Match Fight 1960 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372151074561

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1961 * Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay * 6th professional boxing match * Very rare report when still unknown The sport's section (page 45) under a very small and discrete one column heading: "Wednesday Night Fight" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "Cassius Clay, 192, Louisville, knocked out Lamar Clark, 181 1/2, Cedar City, Utah, 2" (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 60 pages, toning and little wear along the central fol... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2017 15:35

$52.00
159322

TIGER FLOWERS 1st African-American Middleweight BOXING Champion 1926 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, February 27, 1926 * Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb * 1st African-American middleweight champ * Boxing - boxers The sport's section (page 9) features a nice banner headline: "Flowers Conquers Greb and Wins the World's Middelweight Boxing Crown" with subheads and round by round coverage. First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2017 10:16

$46.00
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