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In early 1962 world heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson made a trip to Egypt. He spent time sightseeing, but also watched the local fighters compete in tournaments in Cairo. Offered here is a presentation photo album which was given to Patterson showing him in an exhibition bout in Egypt. Bound in ornate leather covers with ancient Egyptian scenes. Given to Patterson, "With The Compliments Of The Armed Forces Magazine," as noted on inside page. Includes 28 photos of Patterson in action each measuring approximately 4.5" x 6.75." All by photographer Ragaa El-Adly. In excellent condition. Clean. Beautiful in every way depicting Patterson as champion.
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