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1897 American Pepsin Gum Jim Corbett & Bob Fitzsimmons Pinbacks

Lot Number 661

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The combatants for the highly anticipated 1897 bout between Jim Corbett and Bob Fitzsimmons are paired on these American Pepsin Gum pinbacks. The 1-1/4" celluloid badges are in superb condition given that they are 115 years old. Each displays a crisply attached metallic backing along with a clear "El Capitan Chewing Gum" paper advertisement liner. Only minimal discoloration affects the portrait of Fitzsimmons while Corbett's liner displays expected. Presents much nicer than those which commonly surface.

 
 
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