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    Circa 1917 Jess Willard & Buffalo Bill Show Pennant. Best remembered today as the man whose controversial victory over Jack Johnson in 1915 granted a nation's antiquated yearnings for a "Great White Hope," Willard capitalized upon that adoration with a vaudeville act done in conjunction with the fabled Wild West Show of William Cody. Here we present a remarkably well preserved relic from that partnership, an orange felt pennant emblazoned with Buffalo Bill's cartoonish likeness and the words "Jess Willard & Buffalo Bill Show." Just the mildest tip wear and missing tassels prevent a NRMT rating, but our catalog imagery should properly convey the fine aesthetics. Length is 13.75".

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