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    Circa 1900 James Jeffries Signed Photograph. James J. Jeffries was one of the most athletic boxers of his time, with the ability to run 100 yards in ten seconds and high jump over six feet. During his prime, he faced a number of top ranked pugilists such as Tom Sharkey, Bob Fitzsimmons, James Corbett and Jack Johnson. He held the World Heavyweight Championship from 1899 through 1904.

    The vintage 4x7.5" mounted photograph has been trimmed down from a larger size, and has "Jeffreys" written across his chest. Below, the inscription reads "To my friend John A. Obbecke from Jas. J. Jeffries," in 8/10 fountain pen. The photo has been authenticated by James Spence Authentication and encapsulated by BVG in a 9.5x13" slab. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Encapsulated "Authentic" by JSA/BGS. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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