Lot 52 of 455:
1910 "Fight of the Century" whisky promo poster  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$240
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Jack Johnson vs. James Jeffries, James E. Pepper Whisky promotional poster
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Date:
c.1910
Description:

Black and white photographic poster. 15x20½". Mounted on black mat with silver title "World's Championship Battle July 4, 1910 - Round 14"

Promotional poster for James E. Pepper Whisky, sponsor of the 1910 "Fight of the Century" boxing match between Jack Johnson, the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion, and James Jeffries. Jack London was also present at the fight, as a reporter.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some edge wear, small tears and light warping; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306703
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