** Rare ** Scrapbook Carpentier v Beckett Fight 1923 + Postcards of Fight


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Rare Unique Scrapbook of the Georges Carpentier v Joe Beckett Fight of 1923  with original newspaper cuttings,plus 2 cigarette cards and 6 postcards (of their 1919 Fight) plus contemporary Portrait Picture of Georges Carpentier Rare 1919-1923

Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this book in red soft covers.rare scrapbook with some 39pages of various artciles,newspaper reports of their encounters in the ring and articles of them with family members and building upto their contests etc.The book runs to some 38 pages with some pages containing 3 or more newspaper clipping.The binding remains firm with NO hinge weakness.There is a acetate sleeve containg the two cigarette cards and the 6 wonderful old postcards loosely laid in at the front and are dated 1919 taken at the time of their 1919 fight by the Daily Mirror and printed in Halifax Yorkshire,the portrait of Carpentier is from Paris and is circa 1920.There are NO loose pages.Small 8vo Octavo in size.A great and scarce piece of sporting/boxing memorabilia with 39 pages of content. 

Georges Carpentier: Georges Carpentier was a French boxer, actor & World War I Pilot. He fought mainly as a light heavyweight and heavyweight in a career lasting from 1908 to 1926.

Joe Beckett: Joseph Beckett from Hampshire was an English Professional light heavy/cruiser/ heavyweight boxer of the 1910’s and early 1920’s, who won the National Sporting Club British heavyweight title

N.B. We have just acquired a wonderful collection of 1500 Rare and Desirable Boxing Books,Boxing Programmes and Boxing Ephemera.It was a lifetime’s collection from a Private Gentleman with many significant  highlights.Please contact us by e-mail or phone as we may have in stock just what you are looking for 

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Weight 0.70 kg