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Home > Auction #204 > “JEFFRIES’ CHAMPIONSHIP SOUVENIR PLAYING CARDS” CARD DECK FEATURING BOXING PHOTOS.

Auction Icon “JEFFRIES’ CHAMPIONSHIP SOUVENIR PLAYING CARDS” CARD DECK FEATURING BOXING PHOTOS.

Bidding has ended for this item.
Winning Bid: $308.91 (includes 15% Buyer's Premium)
Bids: 9
Bidding Ended: November 9, 2011 at 1:00 AM EDT
Auction: Auction #204 - Part I
Item numbers 1 through 1446 in auction 204.

Item Description

©1909 published by W. P. Jeffries company Los Angeles, CA. Jeffries is on the back of every card wearing derby and a suit with border in gold against a red background. Card fronts have different photographic images of period fighters all in fighting poses in and outside of the ring. Includes Jeffries himself, Gans, Nelson, Corbett, Sullivan, Fitzsimmons, and a politically incorrect card titled “Johnson-McVey Fighting Tar Babies” showing both black boxers in the ring. All cards have captions including joker card which has nice photo of Jeffries with facsimile signature “Yours Truly Jas. J. Jeffries”. Cards have dust soil with some creasing here and there. Overall Good/VG. Nicely designed high quality deck. From the Richard Merkin Collection and comes with Hake’s COA. (G - $100 to $200)

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