Corbett/Fitzsimmons Fight Medals (112527)

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Corbett/Fitzsimmons Fight Medals  (112527)
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"Very rare" says Hibler and Kaplan in their So Called Dollar book. Two medals, HK 276 and HK 277, brass, 34 mm. One depicts Jas. J. Corbett and the other Robt. Fitzsimmons. The reverse: "For the / Championship / of the / World. / Carson City / Nev. / March 17, / 1897. Fitzsimmons won by knockout in 14 rounds. A documentary film of the fight, directed by Enoch J. Rector ran more than 100 minutes, making it the world's first feature film.

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
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