Lot 351924 International heavy weight boxing programme Tom Gibbons...

Auction Date: 28/01/2015 at 10:30 am

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1924 International heavy weight boxing programme Tom Gibbons (America) v Jack Bloomfield (England) at Wembley dated 09/08/1924, there is some staple rust and writing internally (F) Note: The bout won easily by Gibbons drew a crowd of 50,000, however this experiment with boxing matches in wide open spaces was not considered a success and immediately afterwards the event organiser Major J Arnold Wilson filed for bankruptcy

Hammer Price: £30.00

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