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    1910 Jack Johnson/James Jeffries SGC-Graded Post Card Pair (2). Offered is a scarce pair of post cards featuring one of the greatest boxers of the 20th century - jack Johnson. Includes: 1) 1910 Grand Opera House Souvenir postcard promoting film showing of the July 4, 1910 Johnson vs. Jeffries fight. The back has a portrait and brief bio of Eugene levy "King of the Motion Picture World." Graded SGC Poor 1; 2) 1910 Dana Photo S.F. real photo post card boxing scene with Jeffries, Johnson and Tex Richard. Clear image. Used in mail. NOTE: The reverse message is a sad example of the attitude of the era and uses an offensive racial slur.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $800 - up.

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    June
    26th Wednesday
    Auction Dates
    July
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    34 Days
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