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Lot # 604: 1935 John Henry Lewis, "Early Black Light Heavyweight Champion" Hoists the Trophy

Category: Boxing

Starting Bid: $25.00

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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

One of the greatest boxers of the era, John Henry Lewis was also one of the greatest early black boxers of all time. The Light Heavyweight Champion of the World for three years, he was a dominant force in the ring. This Acme original photograph captures the moment he became champion with his hands raised in the ring and hoisting a trophy for good measure.

Size: 6x8
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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