Classic February 2008
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Eight of the nine offered tickets were issued for admission to premier boxing events from the 1940s-1970s, and one of the items gained entry to a special weigh-in for the 1965 bout between Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay. The 1-1/2" x 3-1/2" to 2-3/4" x 7-1/4", full and unused vouchers present fresh text and graphics with standard corner wear evident; the items average about EX condition. Includes:
7/17/1940 Lew Jenkins vs. Henry Armstrong (Welterweight Championship);
7/10/1942 Joey Maxim vs. Lou Brooks;
9/14/1949 Rocky Graziano vs. Charley Fusari;
9/8/1950 Willie Pep vs. Sandy Saddler (2: Featherweight Championship);
9/26/1951 Sandy Saddler vs. Willie Pep (Featherweight Championship);
2/4/1952 Kid Gavilan vs. Bobby Dykes (Welterweight Championship);
5/25/1965 Sonny Liston vs. Muhammad Ali ("Special Weigh-In" ticket);
9/29/1977 Muhammad Ali vs. Earnie Shavers (Heavyweight Championship).
1940s-1970s Premier Boxing Events Tickets Collection (9 Items) Including 1977 Ali vs. Shavers Heavyweight Championship
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