Item ID:293689195143
Seller ID: grapefruitmoongallery
Listing Type: Auction
List Date: 08/24/2020
End Date: 09/03/2020
Category: Sports
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Rex layne & jersey joe walcott original 1950 madison square garden boxing photo

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ITEM: This is a vintage and original United Press Associations photograph dated 24 November 1950 that captures a dramatic moment in the fight between Rex Layne and Jersey Joe Walcott. The two heavyweight boxers duked it out at the Madison Square Garden in New York City with Layne claiming the victory. The press snipe reads: NEW YORK: Fighting with a bloody left eye, Rex Layne (right) lets fly a wild right cross which misses Jersey Joe Walcott during the 10 round bout at Madison Square Garden, Nov. 24. The heavyweight from Utah upset the oddmakers by beating Walcott in the decision. Photograph measures 9" x 7" on a glossy, single weight paper stock with paper caption and ink stamp on verso. Guaranteed to be 100% vintage and original from Grapefruit Moon Gallery.

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Region of Origin: US
Modified Item: No
Framing: Unframed
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Size Type/Largest Dimension: Small (Up to 7")
Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
Date of Creation: 1950-1959
Color: Black & White
Photo Type: Gelatin Silver
Subject: Sports
Time Period Manufactured: Contemporary (1940-Now)
Original/Reprint: Original Print