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Tommy Burns, Boxing Heavyweight Champion, Signed and Inscribed Photo

Tommy Burns, Boxing Heavyweight Champion Signed and Inscribed Photo

 

Tommy Burns Signed and Inscribed 8" x 10" glossy black and white vintage photograph of Burnes with his gloves on. Inscribed in blue pen "To Robert Heller your friend Tommy Burns / Worlds Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1906 to Dec. 1908".

 

 

"The Little Giant of Hanover" Tommy Burns, born Noah Brusso, is the only Canadian-born World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. The first to travel the globe in defending his title, Tommy made 11 title defenses despite often being the underdog due to his size. He had numerous other boxing 'firsts"…

 

Burns was the first heavyweight champion to fight with a Jewish challenger, and was the first truly international heavyweight champion, defending his title in America, England, Ireland, France and Australia.  He was also remembered as the only white heavyweight who ever gave a black man a chance to win the title.

 

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.

 

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Item: 67191

Price: $750.00
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