(34) 1945-85 Vintage Boxing Program with Title Bouts 
Lot Number 1187
 
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Featuring an array of Hall of Fame prizefighters and (18) championship bouts, the presented lot contains (34) vintage boxing programs from 1945 to 1985. With a concentration of 1950s and 1960s examples, these generally middle-grade programs (with some better and some lesser) will diversify any pugilistic collection. Highlights include Title Bout programs from 1947 with Mills, 1951 Robinson vs. Turpin, 1952 Gavilan vs. Turner, 1960 Ortiz vs. Torres, 1980 Duran vs. Leonard, 1981 Leonard vs. Hearns and non-title bout programs from 1970 Griffith vs. Tiger and a 1973 amateur program signed by Coley Wallace (d.2005, “9”, personalized), best known for defeating Rocky Marciano in a New York Golden Gloves competition. For a list of the remaining programs please visit our website.

The remaining programs include:

Championship and title fights -
1947 Flyweight Title – Monoghan vs. Marino
1951 Turpin vs. Van Dam
1952 Lightweight Title – Carter vs. Salas
1957 Bantamweight Title – Macias vs. Halimi
1958 Featherweight Title – Bassey vs. Moreno
1959 Bantamweight Title – Halimi vs. Becerra
1960 Featherweight Title – Lewis vs. Lamperti
1966 Flyweight Title - Burruni vs. McGowan
1967 Flyweight Title – Chionoi vs. McGowan
1973 Buchanan vs. Matta
1976 Welterweight Title - Palomino vs. Stracey
and 1985 Welterweight Title – Curry vs. McCrory.

Other programs: 1945 Cestac vs. Blackshear (Joe Louis as guest Referee)
1950 Turpin vs. Yarosz
1952 Turpin vs. Buxton
1957 Fullmer vs. Rivers
1958 Pastrano vs. London
1962 Corona vs. Cadilli (Salutes Mexico’s Indpendence Day)
1964 Herring vs. Folley
1969 McAloon vs. Melendez (ticket stub from fight stapled to front cover)
1969 Tiger vs. Kendall
1972 M. Quarry vs. Hicks
1975 Griffith vs. Charino
1979 Minter vs. Robles
1981 D. Johnson vs. Beard
and 1985 Flash Gordon’s Tonight’s Boxing Program from 10/16/1985. 
 
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