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Boxing » Boxing Programmes » Pre-War » JOE BECKETT V GEORGES CARPENTIER 1923 BOXING PROGRAMME

JOE BECKETT V GEORGES CARPENTIER 1923 BOXING PROGRAMME

JOE BECKETT V GEORGES CARPENTIER 1923 BOXING PROGRAMME

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Boxing programme and souvenir for the Heavyweight Boxing Championship of Europe contest between Joe Beckett and Georges Carpentier, held at Olympia on October 1st, 1923. This was a rematch of their 1919 fight but this time Beckett did not see out the first round.

24 x 19cm. 24pp, including covers. Covers largely split, but held together above top staple. Back cover is soiled with some closed tears. Some further internal staining and one small area of loss to page 22. None of this affects the text. A fair/good copy of a rare boxing programme.

Date
1923

£150.00 (Code: 63608)

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