Lot #9474
Joe Louis

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Collection of five Joe Louis items, highlighted by a ballpoint signature, “Joe Louis,” on an off-white card, also signed on the reverse by HOF sportswriter Jim Murray (encapsulated in an SGC authentication holder). The four unsigned items include: an unused circa 1930s real photo postcard of Louis; a ticket for the heavyweight championship between Louis and Abe Simon at Madison Square Garden on March 27, 1942; an advertising envelope for the Louis vs. Jersey Joe Walcott heavyweight championship at Yankee Stadium on June 23, 1948; and a circa 1950 Chesterfield advertising card featuring Louis, graded SGC 40. In overall very good to fine condition, with edge toning to the signature.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #541 - Ended December 05, 2018