Boxing

Lot 1540:
Lot 1540
John L. Sullivan. Champion boxer c1890. Original sepia carte de visite style photograph of Sullivan, half length with arms crossed. The photograph measures 2.25"x3.5" laid to card. Minor surface marks, otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £55
Sullivan, known as the 'Boston Strong Boy', was the first recognised world heavyweight champion of gloved boxing, holding the title from 1885 to 1892
Lot 1541:
Lot 1541
Joe Louis. Signed 8"x10" sepia photograph of Louis in boxing pose, laid to page. Signed in black ink by Louis. VG
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £250
Lot 1542:
Lot 1542
Jack Dempsey, Heavyweight Champion of the World 1919-1926. Original sepia printed photograph of Dempsey in boxing pose. Signed and dedicated by Dempsey in black ink 'To my friend, John S. Milner. Best wishes Jack Dempsey'. G
Estimate: £70/100
Hammer price: £90
Lot 1543:
Lot 1543 Lot 1543 Lot 1543 Lot 1543
Boxing signatures. Four signatures of boxers on album pages laid down. Signatures are Peter Kane, World Flyweight Champion, Nel Tarleton, British Featherweight Champion, Ernie Roderick, European Welterweight Champion, and Arthur Danahan, British Amateur Lightweight Champion. Also a signed mono photograph of Tommy Farr, British Heavyweight Champion etc. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25

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