(392) 1922-1993 Ring Magazine Collection with First Issue 
Lot Number 1189
 
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Description

This description has been modified from the print catalog

For more than eight decades, Ring Magazine served as the voice for the boxing community. Presented is gathering of (392) 1922-1993 Ring Magazine issues, many of which feature greats like Ali, Louis, Marciano and others on the cover. The issues generally grade as follows: 1940s-1950s (GD to VG), 1960s (VG-EX) and 1970s-1990s (EX-MT or better). Some copies grade better and others lesser than the assigned aggregate and show wear associated with the grades. Included are Complete Years: (12 issues per) with 1943, 1947, 1949, 1953, 1954, 1965, 1971, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979; Partial Years: (1) 1922 (first issue, VG-EX), (1)1930 Special Issue (GD, Dempsey cover), (10) 1944, (11) 1945, (11) 1946, (11) 1948, (11) 1950, (10) 1951, (10) 1952, (10) 1955, (11) 1956, (7) 1957, (7) 1958, (8) 1959, (11) 1960, (10) 1961, (6) 1962, (7) 1963, (10) 1964, (10) 1966, (10) 1967, (7) 1968 and (7) 1969. Also present are (48) 1970s, (12) 1980s and (3) 1990s Ring Magazines by decade. Due to the size/weight of this gathering, shipping and handling may be substantial.

The February 15, 1922 issue is a reproduction made from the original plates. The "first issue" in this lot was actually produced in 1990 by Ring Magazine. 
 
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