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1922 & 1935 British Boxing Card Set Hobbyist Displays (3)

1922 & 1935 British Boxing Card Set Hobbyist Displays (3)

Nice early collection of mostly British boxing cards. Also includes some legendary American Champions, such as Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis, and Benny Leonard, a great Jewish fighter. Three card displays, each mounted on 11x14" black cardboard by early hobbyist, with hand-painted silver lettering.Rising Boxing Stars, "Boys' Friend," 1922: The set was issued from May 6-August 11, one card with each weekly issue of Boys' Friend. B&W images. Backs have bio. (1.625x2.625"). Complete set of 15: #1 George Cook, #2 Johnny Brown, #3 Johnny Basham, # 4 Charles Penwill, #5 Charles Ledoux (two small creases), #6 Jim Higgins, #7 Seaman James Hall (small scratch), #8 Bugler Lake (creases), # 9 "Soldier" Horace Jones, #10 Arthur Wyns, #11 Tommy Harrison, #12 Dick Smith, #13 Eugene Criqui, #14 Frank Goddard (small crease), #15 Bermondsey Billy Wells. Mostly good condition.Sporting Champions, "The Champion," 14 of 66 cards issued 1922-23, B&W images (each 1.625x2.625"): #1 Georges Carpentier (R)(HOF), #2 Jimmy Wilde (HOF), #9 Jack Dempsey (R)(HOF), #10 Kid Lewis (HOF), #11 Boy McCormick (R), #12 Billy Wells, #13 Joe Beckett (R), #14 Mike Honeyman (R), #15 Pete Herman (R)(HOF), #16 Ernie Rice (R) #18 Johnny Wilson (R), #19 Benny Leonard (R)(HOF), #20 Johnny Buff (R), #59 Billy Matthews (R).Mostly good condition.Sporting Events and Stars, "Senior Service," Complete set of 9, B&W images. Each has a detailed bio on verso: (Each 2x3") #7 Jackie Brown, #8 Johnny King, #9 Nel Tarleton, #10 Kid Berg, #11 Jock McAvoy, #12 Jack Peterson, #49 Benny Lynch - Scotland, #53 Jimmy Braddock - U.S.A., #56 Joe Louis - U.S.A. Excellent condition.


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