Lot 514: Collection of Original Ad Wolgast vs. Joe Rivers Fight Photographs (16)
Auction Date:11/30/2007 9:00 PM EST
Simply amazing collection of photographs taken at their July 4th, 1912 bout. The fight ended in a rare, double knock down with the fighter who landed the first punch, Ad Wolgast, being declared the winner. The lot contains (15) 5 x 7’’ photographs taken ringside and a real photo postcard showing the stadium, crowd and part of the ring. The 5 x 7’’ photos were taken by Dingman of Los Angeles, who identified the round number and placement of the fighters in the original negative. EX-MT.
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