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Lot # 618: 1957 Sugar Ray Robinson, "Hard Right to Carmen Basilio" Unique Oversized Masterpiece

Category: Boxing

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 13 (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



Huge 1957 photograph of Sugar Ray Robinson as he swings with a wild uppercut to the body of Carmen Basilio during their bout at Yankee Stadium. Almost certainly a unique image in this huge oversized format, the photo is crystal clear with some minimal handling wear. One of the best Robinson images out there and it is a fantastic shot at the photographers laying on the mat trying to get the shot from the opposite angle! Photographer on this one is Charles Hoff of the New York Daily News who is one of the most famous of the era.

Size: 11x13.75
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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