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Lot # 568: 1916 Jess Willard v. Frank Moran, "White Hope Defends His Title" Paul Thompson Photo

Category: Boxing

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 4 (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



1916 Horizontal action photograph of Heavyweight Champion of the World Jess Willard defending his title for the first time since winning it against Jack Johnson the year previous. A rare action photo by Paul Thompson and stamped on the back, this is the only image from this fight we have ever seen as indoor boxing matches were tough to photograph back in the day. Condition would be pretty nice but for a corner chip and some wear at the bottom and the image quality is pretty good.

Size: 6.25x8.25
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 1/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 5.5/10

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