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Lot # 581: 1922 Pancho Villa, "The First Filipino Champion" Tragic Early Boxing Star with Father

Category: Boxing

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 1 (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

Original 1922 photograph of boxer Pancho Villa who was the first of the Filipino Champions along with his father and posing proudly. When this image was taken Villa has just won the fly weight championship of America. Villa would continue to dominate the boxing world until his tragic death from a dental operation in 1925. A rare and important image in pretty nice condition with some wear at the top from editorial markings.

Size: 6.5x8.5
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 2.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 7.5/10

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