Combatants of the sweet science grace this gathering of (18) multi-/single-signed boxing items. This assembly is highlighted by the inclusion of a signed Ali The Peoples Champion lithograph (8, pencil signed, moderate folding) and multi-signed Everlast gloves and trunks including Basilio, Frazier, Norton, Patterson (d.2006), Pep (d.2006) and other greats as signatories. A selection of signed flats, trading cards and framed advertisements endorsed by pugilists such as Cooney, Foreman, Griffith and Holmes complete this collection. Each item is penned in blue or black ink. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. For a more complete list of signatories, please visit our website.
Multi-Signed Boxing Glove: (11 signatures, Everlast, black ink, mostly 7-8, glove 7) with Basilio, Cooney, Fullmer, Gavilan, Graham (d.1992), Jack (d.2000), McLarnin (d.2004), Mercante, Torres and (2) unidentified; Multi-Signed Boxing Trunks: (10 signatures total, both yellow Everlast, all 8-9 or better) with Basilio, Canton, Norton, (2) Pep (d.2006), Joey Mancini, Patterson (d.2006) and (3) unidentified; Single-Signed Boxing Gloves: (both Everlast) with Camacho (5-6), Cooney (9); Single-Signed Boxing Trunks: J. Frazier (signed twice, 6, 3, black Everlast); Single-Signed Photographs: Chuvalo (9), Cooney (6)/Holmes (9), Foreman (8), Griffith (9), Pep (10); Signed Flats: Lithograph/Print: Ali (8, The Peoples Champion, signed by artist Monaghan, #/850, both pencil, 14-1/2 x 21), Ali vs. Shavers (1977, 22-1/2 x 26-1/2, signed by Rossman (7), Cooney/Holmes (both 9, The Pride and the Glory, June 11, 1982, 15x20); Program: (5/22/99, 2 signatures, both 9-10) with De La Hoya (.99., Carr (99 fo Life; Scrap: Weppner (8, personalized); 1991 AW Sports Trading Cards: (mostly 7-8) with Basilio, Mancini (personalized with salutation), Pep.