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    1960's Rocky Marciano Signed Photograph. The only undefeated Heavyweight Champion of the World prepares to carve up a birthday cake decorated with a comical image of himself and his wife Barbara. He makes use of Barbara's white shawl for the background of his blue ink inscription, "To Johnny, Rocky Marciano." There is a bit of skipping of the ink, and one can see the indentations where Rocky unsuccessfully began his autograph when the pen failed, before starting again slightly to the right. The ink is certainly as strong as it was the day the Champ applied it, and the wear to the photo remains confined completely to the narrow white borders. Rocky's tragic death in a 1969 airplane crash has severely limited his autograph supply, and signed images such as this are highly sought after by collectors. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    October, 2006
    28th Saturday
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