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1916 Harry Greb Gold & Diamond Presentation Stick Pin

1916 Harry Greb Gold & Diamond Presentation Stick Pin

Presented by Greb to Al Grayber, well known local (Mckeesport and Pittsburgh, Pa.) boxer who fought and was "robbed" of a win in the decision of his loss in the middleweight non-title fight against Greb on August 7, 1916. Letter from Grayber's nephew. Letter explains that the nephew was raised, in part, by Al Grayber, and that Al Grayber was given the stick-pen by Harry Greb because Greb felt that the decision to call the fight a draw "robbed" Grayber. Greb and Grayber were friends, and Al Greb felt bad "because the (fight) decision enabled him to be taken under Red Mason's management." The nephew recounts in the letter, "I was given the pin by my uncle and told the story behind it." Dieges and Clust marked "Solid Gold" with diamond. Original box, beautiful quality. Satisfactorily diamond tested. Unmarked. The stick-pen and accompanying letter are both in excellent condition. Sitck-pen's length is 2.5".

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