Boxing

Lot 1125:
Lot 1125
Muhammad Ali v Henry Cooper 1966. Official programme for the World Heavyweight Championship fight held at Arsenal Stadium, Highbury on 21st May 1966. Also a colour insert for the fight featuring both Ali and Cooper 'Presented by Boxing Illustrated. G/VG
Estimate: £50/70
Hammer price: £60
Lot 1126:
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'Muhammad Ali. A Thirty-Year Journey'. Howard Bingham. London 1993, first UK edition. Signatures of both Muhammad Ali and author Bingham signed to label on front end paper of title page as published. Dustwrapper. VG
Estimate: £150/250
Hammer price: unsold
Lot 1127:
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'Boxing Memories' by Peter Wilson. 78rpm record. To one side is the commentary by Howard Marshall of the Eric Boon v Arthur Danaher fight at the Harringay Arena, 23rd February 1939, and to the other commentary by Raymond Glendenning of the Len Harvey v Freddie Mills fight for the British and Empire light-heavyweight titles on 20th June 1942 at White Hart Lane in front of a crowd of 30,000. In paper sleeve. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £15
The Eric Boon v Arthur Danaher fight was the first occasion that the B.B.C. had been permitted to televise a boxing match and also the first time a transmission had been shown live to a paying audience in cinemas.

Challenger Freddie Mills beat the title holder Len Harvey by a knockout in the second round
Lot 1128:
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'Boxing Memories' by Peter Wilson. 78rpm record. To one side is the commentary by S. McPherson of the Jackie Paterson v Peter Kane fight for the vacant world flyweight championship at Hampden Park, Glasgow, 19th June 1943, and to the other commentary by Raymond Glendenning of the Sugar Ray Robinson v Randolph Turpin fight for the world middleweight title on 10th July 1951 at Earls Court, London in front of a crowd of 18,000. In paper sleeve. G/VG
Estimate: £30/50
Hammer price: £25
Paterson put down Kane twice in the first round, winning the fight and the title in only 61 seconds! Turpin unexpectedly beat Robinson on points to become world middleweight champion
Lot 1129:
Lot 1129
Boxing photographs. Three signed colour and mono action photographs of Audley Harrison, Ken Buchanan and Terry Spinks. All approx 7"x10". Sold with signed promotional postcards of Nigel Benn and Frank Bruno and an official Albert Hall Boxing programme featuring Vince Hawkins and Ernie Roderick. G
Estimate: £25/35
Hammer price: £32
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James Braddock, World Heavyweight Champion 1935-1937. Endurance Ltd-The Art of Sport Boxing figure. The figure stands approx 10.5" high. VG
Estimate: £20/30
Hammer price: £85

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