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1944 Jake LaMotta vs. Lou Woods Announcement and Full Ticket

Lot Number 673

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/28/2012 12:00:00 
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As World War II battles waged across the globe, the hallowed Chicago Stadium staged a Middleweight championship bout between contenders Jake LaMotta and Lou Woods. Upping his mark to an impressive 43-7-2 that night, LaMotta floored the Army Sergeant twice. This full ticket and announcement were issued for that March 31, 1944 ring confrontation. These rare pugilism artifacts include: Ticket printed on thick stock, the crisp, crease-free voucher lists the combatants, date and venue and is affected by a thin vertical stain; Announcement typewritten on “Chicago Stadium Corporation” letterhead, the memo lists the event, prices and near-west side purchase locations. The sheet shows amazing preservation with no folds or creases.

 
 
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