Recently discovered Winthrop Moving Picture Post Card of Boxer George Dixon.









      
Lot 183. Recently discovered Winthrop Moving Picture Post Card of Boxer George Dixon.

Winning Bid  $500
Numbered #10, this is the first boxer to be discovered in this extremely rare and innovative postcard set previously believed to contain only major league baseball players. The movie shows a match between Dixon and Chester Leon from 1906. The postcard measures 3 5/8” x 2 ¼”, slightly smaller than the baseball counterparts. The inside back cover has the simple directions. Previous sales of Winthrop movies, all baseball players have been in the thousands of dollars. The movie is in excellent condition despite some creasing on the cover. Winning Bid $500


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