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Jack Dempsey Boxing Memorabilia (112568)

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia / Sports - Boxing Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 200.00 USD
Jack Dempsey Boxing Memorabilia  (112568)
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110.00USDto B*****8+ (27.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 17 @ 12:07UTC-8 : PST
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Lot of two items: 1) copper medal, 32 mm, holed. From the Dempsey/Gibbons championship fight, Shelby, Montana, July 4th, 1923. 2) "Living Fixtures" a comic flip book from Germany from the Dempsey/Firpo fight. Dempsey versus Firpo took place on September 14, 1923, at the Polo Grounds in New York City. Dempsey had been champion since 1919, and Firpo was one of the top heavyweights of the world, nicknamed "El Toro de las Pampas" ("The Bull of the Pampas"). Eighty thousand fans paid to see the fight live. Dempsey won by knockout in the second round.

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
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