Lot 994: George Godfrey

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-11-30 14:53:07

Lot 994: World Colored Heavyweight Champion boxer from Alabama (1897–1947) who fought from 1919-1937. He named himself after George 'Old Chocolate' Godfrey, a Black Canadian boxer from the bare-knuckle boxing days. Ink signature, "George Godfrey," on an off-white 8.5 x 11 sheet bearing an affixed image of the boxing great with his right hand clenched. Scattered wear, creasing, and soiling, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466 Wednesday, 9th December 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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