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    1890's Important Heavyweight Fight Tickets Lot of 3. Three significant Heavyweight tickets are featured in this lo,t plus a business card of Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns. The business card is clean and in excellent condition. The first ticket is a full ticket for the Robert Fitzsimmons vs. Peter Maher fight at the Olympic Club in New Orleans on March 2, 1892, which Fitzsimmons won by knockout. The ticket has the stub attached, but is reinforced and has tape stain across the front and back of the ticket. The second ticket is a stubless ticket for the James Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey fight which took place on November 3, 1899 in New York. Jeffries won by twenty-five round decision to defend his Heavyweight Title. The fight was postponed from October 27th, which is printed on the ticket. The ticket is in fine condition with no creases and only minor edge and surface wear. Third is a full, unused ticket for the Peter Maher-Mike Morrissey fight in New York on June 20, 1899, won by Maher with a first round knockout. The ticket is in excellent condition with no creases. LOA from Craig Hamilton / JO Sports.

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    October, 2006
    28th Saturday
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