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    Circa 1930 Tommy Burns Signed Business Card. A surprising Heavyweight Champ at five-foot seven and 168 pounds, Burns showed his character and bravery as he became the first white boxer to give Jack Johnson a title shot, surrendering his belt in the 1908 bout. He inscribes this "spiritual" business card to an admirer: "Frankie Neil heal yourself with an inner smile in everything you do or say. Tommy. I am with you (over)." On verso, he underlines the "inner smile" sentiment. All ink 9/10. Card is EX-MT. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    June, 2014
    1st Sunday
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