Johnny Curley. Ex Featherweight Champion Of Europe [Versus] Jack Roberts, The Newcastle Sensation
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Johnny Curley. Ex Featherweight Champion Of Europe [Versus] Jack Roberts, The Newcastle Sensation

1928. Process screen with letterpress, 74.2 x 33.2cm. Major missing portions, stain, tears, creases. Linen-backed.

Image depicts boxer Johnny Curley. Text includes “Great International [Boxing] Contest. Stadium, Rushcutters Bay. Saturday, March 24, 1928 at 8pm. W.C. Penfold & Co. Ltd Printers, 88 Pitt Street, Sydney.” While the Curley and Robertson bout did not eventuate, as advertised, Curley did win a bout against Billy (Bluey) Jones on that night at the Sydney Stadium.

English boxer Johnny Curley (1897–1982) was the “British featherweight champion between 1925 and 1927…[He] travelled to Australia in 1928, where he won all four of his fights.” Ref: Wiki; BoxRec.

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Item #CL200-18

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  other currencies

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