Willie Ritchie

The former World Lightweight Champ inscribes three boxing photographs to bantamweight Packey O’Gatty.

1) Photograph Signed “Best wishes to you ‘Packey’ O’Gatty ./ Sincerely Willie Ritchie / L.A. Calif Oct 9- 1947.” Black and white, 8.5" x 10.75” overall, image 4.5" x 7”.

(2) Photograph Signed “To my good friend / ‘Packey’ O’Gatty / Best wishes / Willie Ritchie / Los Angeles, 10-9-47.” Black and white, 10” x 8”. Captioned “The welsh v. Ritchie World Title Fight.”

(3) Photograph Signed “To Packey O’Gatty / Best wishes / Willie Ritchuie / L.A. 2-20-45.” Black and white, 8” x 10”. Minor surface creases. Fine condition. From the Estate of Packey O’Gatty.

Bantamweight Packey O’Gatty (1900-1966) boxed professionally from 1915-1928. Born in Italy as Pasquale Agati, Packey O’Gatty was known as the Speed Demon. O’Gatty’s record was 54 (46 KO) – 9 (5 KO) with 5 draws.

Item: 51892

Price: $400.00
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