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    1883 John L. Sullivan "Cochrane's Turkey Red" Silk Premium. Gorgeous silk premium was sponsored by Cochrane's Turkey Red (note text at lower left of interior red field), linking the two healthful habits of smoking and punches to the face. That's the Boston Strong Boy at center, holding his familiar pose and underscored with celebratory text reporting, "John L. Sullivan, Champion of the World." The perimeter repeats a listing of his most esteemed victims. The delicate relic survives in remarkable NRMT condition, brightly colored and without a thread out of place. Dimensions are 21x24", professionally framed to 28x30".

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    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
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