The Jack Kipper Collection (40+)
These items come from the Jack Kipper Collection as the frustrated fighter became a prominent Los Angeles boxing man and managed the LA Coliseum Auditorium. 1) Signed photos: 1937 Jack Dempsey/Willie Richie (Dempsey putting fingerprint on contract), silent film actor Charlie Murray (2), C.W. William Kolb (vaudeville), Joe F. Brown dedicating US Olympic Boxing Arena, Marjorie Chiatt, Len Paro, Judge Payne, early Jack Sharkey (2), Kipper signed photo to Jim Jeffries, actor Phil Terry (2), and more. 2) Vintage photos: Best of all is a photo of James J. Corbett and Jim Jeffries at an empty fight venue, Lopez winning 1935 wrestling championship with Strangler Lewis, Jeffries and crew (3), noted boxing officials with Jeffries and Kipper, portraits of Jack & wife and more. 3) Signed letters: George Stout, Milton Duffy, Frank Jordan, Baron Long, and more. Nice selection of 40+ vintage items.