From Marciano to Ali, the offered lot contains (16) different heavyweight fight programs including a dozen title bouts. While a few of the elder issues show wear associated with programs, many of the issues are in attractive mid- to upper-mid-grade condition. Highlights include title fights from 1951 Marciano vs. Walcott, 1959 Patterson vs. Johansson I, 1961 Patterson vs. Johansson III, 1962 Patterson vs. Liston, 1971 Frazier vs. Ali I, 1974 Frazier vs. Ali II, 1975 Frazier vs. Ali III and a non-title bout 1969 Madison Square Garden program signed by Frazier (“9”) and Galento (d.1979, “10”). Auction LOA from James Spence Authentications. Please visit our website for a complete listing of the remaining programs.
Remaining items in this lot include:
Title Bout Programs
1952 Walcott vs. Charles
1958 Patterson vs. Harris
(2) 1978 Spinks vs. Ali – both variations including Bill Gallo cover (Press Book)
1980 Holmes vs. Ali
1959 Heavyweight Eliminators with Valdes and London
1967 Frazier vs. Doyle
and 1979 Too Tall Jones vs. Wallace.