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Six 1960 Olympic Boxing Tickets (Five Full, One Stub) - Cassius Clay Gold Medal

Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $355.50

Collection of six boxing tickets, five full and one stub, from the 1960 Summer Olympics, held in Rome, Italy. It was at the 1960 Summer Games that a young Cassius Clay won the Gold Medal in the heavyweight boxing class, thereby marking the official start to one of the greatest careers in the history of sports. All of the tickets are from preliminary bouts (Clay won the Gold on September 5th), with the dates of the five full tickets as follows: August 26th, August 27, August 29th (two examples), and September 1st. The stub is not dated. One of the full tickets displays moderate creasing in the lower right corner and the stub has a heavy vertical crease; otherwise all of tickets (printed on thin paper stock) are Near Mint condition overall. Total: 6 tickets (5 full and one stub). Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $355.50

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