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Great CINDERELLA MAN James Braddock Heavyweight BOXING TITLE Win 1935 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372531239517

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 14, 1935 * Cinderella Man famous upset win (1st report) * Famous heavyweight boxing title fight * James Braddock vs. Max Baer The front page has a great banner headline: "BAER LOSES TO BRADDOCK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more in the sport's section with headings, round by round description and photo of Braddock. More related photos are on the back page. Complete with all 42 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 09, 2019 15:31

$127.00
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
168718

TOMMY LOUGHRAN vs. James J. Braddock Boxing TITLE Fight Match 1929 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182053506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, July 19, 1929 * Tommy Loughran wins (1st report) * James J. Braddock (Cinderella Man fame) * Boxing - light heavyweight title fight The front page of this section has a great banner headline: "LOUGHRAN OUTBOXES BRADDOCK; KEEPS TITLE" with subheads and photo of Loughran. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on Tommy Loughran winning the Light Heavyweight boxing title. This fight was about 6 years before Braddock's famous heavyweight championship fight against Max Baer. Complete section 2 (sports) only with 16 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 08:49

$45.00
169132

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


eBay Auction Item # 372532209012

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1938 * Joe Louis (Brown Bomber) * Max Schmeling (German fighter) * Famous rematch - boxing The front page has a great banner headline: "LOUIS WHIPS MAX: 1 ROUND!" with subhead and related cartoon. Nice for display. The front page of section 2 (sports) also has a nice banner headline: "SCHMELING CLAIMS FOUL BLOW WHIPPED HIM" with subheads. A great full page pictorial is on the back page. First report coverage on the heavyweight boxing championship between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling. 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 December 18, 2018 13:21

$79.99
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
167248

ROCKY Original OPENING DAY Movie ADVERTISEMENT Sylvester Stallone 1976 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459007492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1976 * Opening day of the original "Rocky" movie ad This newspaper has a significant & historic advertisement for the film "Rocky" on page 12 of the 2nd section. This advertisement is for the opening day making it a great addition for any movie memorabilia collection. This movie ad measures 20 x 7 1/2 inches. The following page (13) has a related photo as well. (see) This famous boxing film is considered by many as one of the best sport's movies of all time. I would have to say that most everybody has seen this film sometime in their life. What's even better is that this advertisement is in the famous New York Times. News, sports and other advertisements o... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:46

$62.00
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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392008339811

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
161173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391978102402

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977903715

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
160480

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391936511212

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150840080

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
159190

JACK SHARLEY Mike McTigue Heavyweight BOXING Madison Square Garden1927 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391928727043

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1927 *Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue * Heavyweight boxing match * Madison Square Garden The sport's section (page 16) has a banner headline: "Sharkey Knocks Out McTigue in Twelfth Round at Madison Square Garden" with subheads and round by round coverage. (see) First report coverage on the Jack Sharkey vs. Mike McTigue boxing fight. Nice to have from the city where it happened. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 17, 2017 14:53

$45.00
158443

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913827633

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 November 25, 2017 13:31

$72.00
157507

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391894680694

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * First World boxing championship match Page 5 has a one column head: "Four Days Later From Europe" "The Prize Fight" "Letters From Heenan" "He Claims the Belt or Another Fight". This was the famous match with Sayers, considered as boxing's first world championship. "...Not having been able to obtain from you as a referee the final decision upon the fight of Tuesday last, I desire to demand through you a new meeting within the present week. I make this demand from you having been informed that it has been suggested on your part that I should give Sayers sufficient time to recover from certain injuries received by him..." Page... See More  

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Ends October 25, 2017 07:39

$175.00
156811

Best RAGING BULL Robert De Niro Film Movie Opening Day AD 1980 L.A. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391878714529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 19, 1980 * Best "Raging Bull" advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Jake LaMotta boxing drama * Robert De Niro - Martin Scorsese A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Raging Bull" and perhaps no better newspaper could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication. Note: Where else might one find authentic, poster-size ads for Opening Day showings, in the most desirable Hollywood-area newspaper - as we were lucky enough to obtain this (and others) indirectly from the Los Angeles Times' own collection? It simply doesn't get any better! In over 40 ... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2017 13:06

$82.00
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STANLEY KETCHEL Middleweight Boxing Champion Conway MO MURDER 1910 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838205877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, October 17, 1910 * Stanley Ketchel murdered * "The Michigan Assassin" * Middleweight boxing champion Page 11 has an article headed: "Stanley Ketchel's End" "Succumbs to Rifle Wound Received During a Quarrel" (see) Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 11, 2017 15:46

$38.00
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JACK JOHNSON Negro Heavyweight Boxer Champion Boxing DEATH 1946 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391802161059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:11

$62.00
153964

JOE LOUIS vs. Jersey Joe Walcott Heavyweight BOXING Title Fight 1948 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371948107157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., June 26, 1948 * Joe Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott * Heavyweight boxing title (pre fight news) * Yankee Stadium * FRONT LEAF ONLY The top of the front page has a banner headline: "Joe Lewis Knocks Out Walcott in 'Last Fight'" with subhead and photo of Louis. (see) Notice the spelling mistake. (Lewis) Front leaf only (page 1 & 2), nice for display as such.

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Ends June 11, 2017 07:45

$34.00
153427

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391751065583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Oldtime Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). See this hyperlink for much more on his career. There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Also of curious interest is a pg. 17 article: "B... See More  

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Ends May 10, 2017 14:37

$135.00
153379

JOE LOUIS Knocks Out Jack Sharkey Heavyweight Boxing Comeback 1936 NYC Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 19, 1936 * Joe Louis vs. Jack Sharkey * Heavyweight boxing The sport's section (page 25) has a banner headline: "Crowd of 30,000 Sees Louis Stop Sharkey in Fight at the Yankee Stadium" with subheads that include: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT SHARKEY IN THIRD" "Loser Down Four Times" and more with two action photos. Loads of text text, too much to photograph. This was Louis' first match after his upset loss to Max Schmeling. He wouldn't lose another fight for almost 15 years. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2017 15:25

$39.00
153192

SUGAR RAY ROBINSON vs. Jake LaMotta BOXING 3rd Fight Tiebreaker 1943 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371905415701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1943 * Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake Lamotta * Boxing - Boxers - 3rd of 6 fights (tiebreaker) The sport's section (page 17) has a four column heading: "Robinson Gains Award Over La Motta" with subheads. (see) This was the third of 6 fights between the two. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 28 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 the... See More  

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Ends April 27, 2017 15:11

$45.00
152705

SONNY LISTON WINS Floyd Patterson Heavyweight Boxing TITLE Champ 1962 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391722652658

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 26, 1962 * Sonny Liston vs. Floyd Patterson * Heavyweight boxing title fight w/photo Page 6 has a three column headline: "Rematch of Heavyweights Set 'As Soon As Possible'" with caption: "Liston Wins Big" and photo. (see) First report coverage on Sonny Liston becoming heavyweight boxing champion of the world by defeating Floyd Patterson. Also much on the James Meredith being being prevented from entering the University of Mississippi. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 14:09

$36.00
152609

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881673292

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 con... See More  

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Ends April 02, 2017 08:28

$44.00
152564

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


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 * John C. Heenan * Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion. In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed and graphic report: "History of the Battle" "The Fight For The Championship". The report takes nearly three columns, and provides many details and particulars about the fight. This was a 42 round match ending in a draw. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:29

$59.00
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GENE TUNNEY Heavyweight Boxing Champion Announces RETIREMENT 1928 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371875004215

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1928 * Boxer Gene Tunney retires * Heavyweight boxing champion * "The Long Count Fight" fame The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TUNNEY WILL QUIT THE RING TO STUDY PHILOSOPHY IN PARIS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 3. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 25, 2017 08:33

$33.00
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MIKE TYSON Heavyweight Boxing Champion 10-Year Sentence for RAPE 1992 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682018734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, March 26, 1992 * Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson * 10 year Sentencing for rape * Best title to be had ? The front page has a banner headline: "Tyson gets 10-year term" with subhead and photo. (see) More on page 2. First report coverage on Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson being sentenced for the rape of Desiree Washington. Nice to have from the city where the trial and verdict took place. Complete in 40 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2017 15:14

$34.00
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KID CHOCOLATE Wins Very 1st World Boxing Title for A CUBAN 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371837983760

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, rag edition, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 11, 2017 15:36

$38.00
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MAX SCHMELING Johnny Risko Fight of the Year Heavyweight Boxing 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659161553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, February 2, 1929 * Max Schmeling (German boxer) * Heavyweight boxing match * Ring magazine fight of the year (1929) * Madison Square Garden Page 13 has a two column heading: "Max Schmeling Stops Risko; Referee Intercedes in Ninth; Baker Boy Down Four Times" (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:23

$33.00
150659

JAKE LAMOTTA Infamous Boxing Fight FIXED Mafia Mob "Raging Bull" 1947 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371820330930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1947 * Jake LaMotta vs. Billy Fox * Fixed boxing match - Mafia * 'Raging Bull' fame The sport's section (page 12) has a banner headline: "Fox Knocks Out LaMotta in Fourth Round Before Crowd of 18,340 at Garden" with subheads that include: "NEW YORK VETERAN STOPPED FIRST TIME" and more with a nice three column action photo. (see) First report coverage on the infamous fixed fight influenced by the Mob. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high per... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:48

$67.00
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