Boxing

Lot 1629:
Lot 1629
Boxing flicker book of the 'Dempsey-Carpentier Fight... Living Pictures' 1921. Rusting to staple otherwise in good condition. Rare
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £65
Named as one of the Fights of the Century, the bout between Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier on 2nd July 1921 in New Jersey was won by Dempsey in the fourth round
Lot 1630:
Lot 1630
Muhammad Ali v Henry Cooper 1966. Official programme for the World Heavyweight Championship fight held at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury on 21st May 1966. Also a colour insert for the fight featuring both Ali and Cooper 'Presented by Boxing Illustrated. G/VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1631:
Lot 1631
Muhammad Ali v Brian London. Official programme for the Heavyweight Championship of the World fight held at Earls Court, London on the 6th August 1966. G
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1632:
Lot 1632
Muhammad Ali v Ken Norton 1973. Official programme for the World Heavyweight Championship fight held in San Diego on the 31st March 1973. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £50
Lot 1633:
Lot 1633
'Boxing Memories' by Peter Wilson. 78rpm record. To one side is the commentary by Howard Marshall of the Eric Boon v Arthur Danaher fight, 23rd February 1939 and to the other commentary of the Len Harvey v Freddie Mills fight of the 20th Jun 1942 at White Hart Lane by Raymond Glendenning. In paper sleeve. G
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: unsold
The Eric Boon v Arthur Danaher fight was the first occasion that the B.B.C. had been permitted to televise a boxing match and also the first time a transmission had been shown live to a paying audience in cinemas
Lot 1634:
Lot 1634
'Boxiana or Sketches of Ancient & Modern Pugilism'. Pierce Egan. Facsimile edition published by Vance Harvey, Leicester 1971. Hardback with dustwrapper. Some wear and tear to the wrapper, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £15/25
Hammer price: £10
Lot 1635:
Lot 1635
John Gully. Heavyweight Champion of the World 1807. Signed free-front envelope to an address in Huntingdon, dated 12th March 1835. Handwriting to verso. VG
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £50
Gully was one of the most celebrated figures of the old prize ring. He succeeded Henry Pearce as Heavyweight Champion in 1807, beat Bob Gregson twice and retired in 1808. He then became an M.P. and successful horse breeder winning the Derby on three occasions. He was the father of twenty four children.

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