** RARE Letters ** Re Billy Wells & Dick Smith Fight 1916 Newcastle


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3 Letters regarding the filming rights and payments for the Sergt Billy Wells v Sergt Dick Smith Fight Heavyweight Contest on August 16th held at St James’s Football Ground on August 26th…. From the Archive of Boxing Promoter James Lowes (Jimmy Lowes) of Newcastle   

Condition Of Letters: Good original copies typed and signed by The Gaumont Cinematograph Company and Boxing Promotor James Lowes plus a further hand written letter from a John J Johnson suggesting companies perhaps willing to film the fight.There is closed tear to the edge of the Lowes letter,previous fold line creasing etc.Great items of unique boxing history for the collector

NB Dick Smith Lost to Billy Wells and Retired in the Ninth Round,nearly 12,000 attended as spectators

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