The presented lot contains a total of (123) single- and multi-signed boxing flats including an array of champions from various weight-classes. Included are (83) single-signed 8x10s, (5) multi-signed 8x10s including four IBHOF induction photos, (3) publications, (5) hand-written letters including a dated 1985 example from Ali, (7) single-signed 8-1/2 x 11 photos, (12) FDCs and (8) other miscellaneous flats. Notable signatures in the lot include Ali, Chavez, Duran, Foreman, Frazier, (2) Graziano, (3) Patterson and a handful of Schmeling examples. Signatures average (9), are generally in blue or black fiber-tips, and are accompanied by an auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. Please visit our website fore a more detailed list of the contents of this lot.
This lot contains:
(83) Single-Signed 8x10 Photos, including:
(2) J. Brown
(2) W. Gomez
(5)Multi-Signed 8x10 Photos:
1.) Dual-signed by Pep and Saddler
2.) IBHOF signed by (13) including Foster, Moore, Basilio, Fullmer, Ortiz, Griffith, Gavilan, Saddler, Arguello, Norton, Dundee, Ambers and Schmeling
3.) IBHOF signed by the same (13) as the previous photo
4.) IBHOF signed by (34) including Gavilan, Dunphy, Carbajal, M. Spinks, Basilio, Griffith, L. Spinks, Frazier, Arguello, Norton, Saddler, Jack, Ambers, Harada, Schmeling, Zarate and more
5.) IBHOF signed by (19) including Galaxy, Shavers, Torres, S. Brown, Chuvalo, Mercante, McGirt, Ellis, C. Martin, Duff, Buchanan, Pep, Kaplan, Arguello, Foster, Fullmer and more
(5) Signed Letters:
Fan letter typed to Muhammad Ali signed on the bottom by Ali in blue ballpoint with a smiley face doodle and a Thank You John, Love, Sept.16, 85 inscription; rates (8-9). 8-1/2x11 inches.
1989 hand-written letter signed and dated by Floyd Patterson, personalized to Jack on official Patterson letterhead with a signature that rates a (9). 8-1/2x11 inches.
1992 hand-written letter to Mercante, signed by fan as well as Arthur Mercante. 8-1/2x11 inches.
and (2) Don Dunphy handwritten letters on Dunphy letterhead once again personalized.
(12) First Day Covers:
(3)Pryor, (4) Schmeling and (5) Basilio
(7)8-1/2x11 photos including (2) Steward, T. Johnson, Mercante, Liakhovich and (2) Duva
(3)Publications including a 1983 Arguello/Pryor program signed by both (twice by Arguello); 1956 Veteran Boxer issue signed by Basilio and DeMarco; and a 2004 Hall of Fame program signed by Palomino, Zaragoza, Qawi, Peltz and Christodoulou.
The final (8) miscellaneous signed flats include 3x5 pictures of Fullmer, Schmeling, Papp and Buchanan, 5x7 from Schmeling, 6x8 from Moore, 7x9 from Schmeling and an IBHOF pamphlet signed by Joe Brown.