Lot 44Boxing 1923 Jack Burke Signed Print black and...

Auction Date: 24/05/2017 at 11am



Boxing 1923 Jack Burke Signed Print black and white pictured in action against Jack Dempsey at Montana, inscribed to the front ‘To my pal Harry Drake, with best wishes and luck Jack Burke, 1923’, framed and glazed, measuring 21.5 x 24.5cm approx. Jack Burke fought in the longest gloved ring battle on record in the late 19th Century, going 111 rounds with Andy Bowen in 1893 in a bout which lasted over seven hours, Burke broke all the bones in both of his hands and considered retiring after the fight

Hammer Price: £65.00

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