|Lonsdale Gloves signed by 19 Boxers - Framed Presentation|
This extremely rare item of Signed Boxing Memorabilia is a pair of white Lonsdale gloves signed by 19 legends of the ring.In what appears to be a significant occasion in the boxing calendar it is signed by Muhammad Ali who has dated his autograph 21st February 1976.Other greats to have signed are Jack Dempsey (1895 to 1983) who held the World Heavyweight Championship from 1919 to 1926
Dempsey's aggressive style and exceptional punching power made him one of the most popular boxers in history
In 1950 the Associated Press voted Dempsey as the greatest fighter of the past 50 years.Joe Louis (1914 to 1981) who was World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949 and is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time
He is widely regarded as the first African American to achieve the status of a nationwide hero within the United States and was also a focal point of anti-Nazi sentiment leading up to and during World War II
Sir Henry Cooper OBE KSG (3 May 1934 – 1 May 2011) was an institution in the UK and best known for the effectiveness of his left hook "Enry's 'Ammer" and his knockdown of the young Muhammad Ali
Cooper held the British Commonwealth and European heavyweight titles several times throughout his career and unsuccessfully challenged Ali for the world heavyweight championship in 1966.A full list of signatories can be viewed below
The gloves are part of a private collection and have been fully authenticated
They have recently been framed in a stunning box frame with a solid oak distressed Gold surround dual mounts and a plaque that states;Boxing Gloves signed by 19 Legends - Circa 1976 - To include; Muhammad Ali Jack Dempsey Joe Louis Emile Griffith Sir Henry Cooper Peter Waterman Henry Hall Mark Rowe Terry Spinks Jack Kid Berg Harry Mizler Larry Gains Johnny Curley John Conteh John H
Stracey Jack Powell Maurice Hope and others
- Special edition presentation of one.Items such as this rarely come to market so represents a great opportunity to acquire a rare and one-off item of Boxing History.
Price: £1795Gift ordering and supply fulfilled by spirit of sport
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