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Lot # 564: 1912 Jack Johnson, "Fight Contract with Jim Flynn" Cool Photo by Underwood

Category: Boxing

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 2 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Summer Premier Auction 2019",
which ran from 7/14/2019 11:30 PM to
8/3/2019 8:00 PM



In one of the first instances where a sports contract was photographed for publication, here we see the original signed and executed contract between the controversial black Heavyweight Champion of the World Jack Johnson and his "Great White Hope" challenger Jim Flynn. It is absolutely certain that this was photographed to illustrate the huge payday for Johnson who was hated for being black and was set to get thirty thousands bucks for the bout! Issued by Underwood and Underwood and stamped on the back, this is an amazing piece of boxing history in great shape!

Size: 6.25x8.25
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9/10

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