Lot 31Rare Jimmy Wilde original signed boxing press photograph...

Auction Date: 15/04/2015 at 10:30 am



Rare Jimmy Wilde original signed boxing press photograph – signed and dated 25/3/24 with dedication to Jim Sullivan - photograph with copyright imprint “The Central News, Ltd, 5, Kew Bridge Street, E C” overall 12cm x 16.5cm. Note Jimmy Wilde was rated "the greatest flyweight ever” and in some cases one of the greatest boxers ever -Wilde earned various nicknames such as, "The Mighty Atom", "Ghost with the Hammer in his Hand" and "The Tylorstown Terror". Jim Sullivan another Welsh man who again was regarded as one of the greatest rugby players of all time joined Cardiff in 1919 as their first choice full-back at the age sixteen. Shortly after his seventeenth birthday he turned out for the Barbarians – he then turned professional for a record fee ?750 joining Wigan in 1921and went onto captain Great Britain

Hammer Price: £140.00

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