Boxing

Lot 1476:
Lot 1476 Lot 1476
Sgt. Freddie Mills v Pilot Officer. Len Harvey 1942. Official programme for the Worlds, Empire and British Light Heavyweight Boxing Championship fight held at the Tottenham Hotspur Football Ground on 20th June 1942. Sold with Jack London v Bruce Woodcock. London 1945. Official programme for the War-time Heavyweight Championship of Great Britain and the British Empire held at White Hart Lane on 17th July 1945. Some wear and staining to the 1942 programme otherwise both in good condition
Estimate: £50/80
Hammer price: £65
Lot 1477:
Lot 1477 Lot 1477
Boxing programmes 1949-1989. Twenty official fight programmes for the period including Dick Turpin v Sands 1949, Randolph Turpin v De Bruin 1951, Pompee v Jensen 1952, Johnson v McCarthy 1956, McAteer v Elliott 1956, Toweel v Gracia 1957, Brown v Charnley 1959 (Houston, Texas), Edwards v Diouf 1960, Kramer v Lewis 1964, Cullen v Nunez 1966 etc. Odd duplication. Mixed condition including some damp damage to some later programmes. Sold with three original mono press photographs featuring Ali knocking out Foreman in Zaire 1974, Dunn in Munich 1976 etc. Also a mono photograph of Jimmy Greaves with Mike Tyson. Qty 4. Age toning and pin holes to the three Ali photographs, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £40/60
Hammer price: £85
Lot 1478:
Lot 1478
Amateur Boxing Association Championship Finals 1954-1980. Nine official programmes for Finals held at Wembley Pool in 1954, 1955, 1956, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975 and 1980. Sold with official programmes for the Services International Boxing Tournament, Wembley Pool 1945, London Boxing Championships, Royal Albert Hall 1954 and 1958. Qty 12. Some faults including creasing, wear and rusting to staples, otherwise in fair condition
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £20
Lot 1479:
Lot 1479
Muhammad Ali. Signature of Ali on the reverse of a business card of 'Maurice Jones, Sales Engineering Consultant' for Metz of Gardena, California. VG
Estimate: £80/120
Hammer price: £110
Lot 1480:
Lot 1480 Lot 1480
'The 77th Annual Dinner of the Savage Club'. 1st December 1934. Original printed double sided menu for the dinner held at the Savage Club with 'H.R.H. The Duke of York in the Chair'. The front features a cartoon by Tom Webster of The Duke seated on a chair in the corner of a boxing ring, his 'second' holding a cudgel, saying, 'They're all a lot of heathen so don't box clever sah- just give 'em a belt with this 'ere gavel'. Printed menu to verso. 7"x9". Light adhesive marks to verso, otherwise in good condition
Estimate: £30/40
Hammer price: £22
Lot 1481:
Lot 1481
Evander Holyfield v Larry Holmes. Large official colour poster for the Heavyweight Championship held at Caesars Palace, 19th June 1992. 40"x27". VG
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: unsold

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