Name: FITZSIMMONS, ROBERT CABINET CARD (1899-AS WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION)
History: Robert Fitzsimmons was born on May 26, 1863 in Helston, Cornwall, England. He won the World Middleweight Title on January 14, 1891 from Jack Dempsey. On March 17, 1897 he won the World Heavyweight Title from James Corbett. He later won the World Light Heavyweight Title on November 25, 1903 from George Gardner. He retired after fighting Jersey Bellew on February 20, 1914 with a final record of 43-12 with 6 no decisions, 1 no contest, and 32 KO's. Offered here is an original cabinet card of Robert Fitzsimmons issued in 1899 when he was world heavyweight champion.
Full description: This is an original cabinet card of Fitzsimmons in fight pose. Stamped and copyrighted 1899 by photographer Klein & Guttenstein. Not creased or torn. Minor edge and surface wear to mount. Bold, clear image. Wear on back from mounting. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2." Terrific clean image.
Size: 4 1/4 x 6 1/2
Categories: Cabinet Cards - Fitzsimmons, Robert -
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