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Lot #1219
James J. Corbett

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American boxer (1866–1933) who was the first gloved heavyweight boxing champion of the world, from 1892 to 1897. Ink signature, “With best regards, Sincerely, Jas. J. Corbett,” on a light gray slip, dated October 27, 1930. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope, addressed in Corbett’s hand. Double matted and framed with two photos of Corbett, including one of the formally-clad boxer, to an overall size of 20.5 x 18.5. In fine, crisp condition. Auction LOA Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #333 - Ended May 14, 2008