Floyd Patterson Photo Collection (1500+)
This magnificent collection of material is 100% unpicked. Lots of great stuff here from boxing action to great publicity. There is a huge series of Sports Illustrated issues - all stamped on the back with the familiar logo. Renowned photographers: Wil Blance, John Zimmerman, Brian Seed, D. Uhrbrock, Ozzie Sweet, Herb Scharfman, Hy Peskin and many more. He is shown with many great athletes and personnel including: JFK, Joe Louis, Frank Sinatra, Richard Nixon, Jackie Robinson, Roy Cohn, Jayne Mansfield, Jackie Gleason, Jesse Owens, Rocky Marciano and a fabulous series with Sidney Poitier, Sammy Davis and Harry Belafonte. There is a presentation photo album when he went to Egypt to fight with Nassar. Also included is a massive series of exceptional 16" x 20"s and a wonderful Swedish series when he fought Ingeman Johansson- very large, double weight, and high quality. There are also lots of very early pieces going back to Golden Gloves. This is the best Floyd Patterson photo collection in the world!