1948 Jersey Joe Walcott Nannina World Heavyweight contender v Joe Louis CHAMPION to be THE ROOKIE!

£235.00

Description

Early 1948 card by Nannina, from the first 'Tecni Color' series, a hand cut (as intended) strip card of Jersey Joe Walcott, made just after his controversial loss to Joe Louis in December 1947. The World Heavyweight contender would eventually be WORLD CHAMPION some years later. This is THE ROOKIE CARD. Note: a 2nd series was issued in late 1948, of which another Walcott card was included, with different artwork and amended details.SOLD AS SEEN