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Winter Southern Estates- Session I

Wed, Feb 23, 2022 10:00AM EST
Lot 47

Archie Moore Press Photo, The King Speaks, 1955

Estimate: $80 - $120

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$0 $10
$100 $25
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$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Estate of Jack McDermott, a Former Life Magazine Executive


Archie Moore United Press Photo, The King Speaks, 1955, with United Press paper label detailing event dated 6/22/55 'New York: After successfully defending his light heavy weight crown against challenger Carl "Bobo" Olson, Archie Moore (right) is interviewed by a swarm of reporters at the Polo Grounds June 22nd. Moore states he "surely will be strong enough at 185 pounds to beat heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano. Moore told newsmen he had to do three miles of roadwork early in the day to make the weight for his bout with Olson, and that it had weakened him."

Measurements: Height: 7 in. x Width: 9 in.


Good vintage condition, some vertical striations only visible in raking light.