ARCHIE MOORE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/18/1985 - HFSID 289878
Sale Price $378.00
The former World Light Heavyweight Champion sends a letter to a Mr. Wiggins saying "would you like to join me in a venture, that would help you, me and many others."
Autograph Letter signed: "Archie Moore", 1 page, 8½x11. San Diego, California, 1985 December 18. On personal letterhead to Mr. Wiggins. In full: "Greetings Mr. Wiggins, and thanks for your kind words. I trust you and your family's all right and well. There are so many letters, that with two secretaries Im still swamped I take time to ask you would you like to join me in a venture, that would help you, me and many others. Please write and I will look for your letter with a 'keen' eye Merry Christmas" Moore was World Light Heavyweight Champion from 1952-1960. His first professional bout was in 1936 at age 22. Moore fought 220 times with a record 145 KOs. He is the only boxer to have fought both Rocky Marciano (1955) and Muhammad Ali (1962), losing to both. Moore retired in 1963 and turned to writing and acting. He received excellent reviews for his role as Jim, the runaway slave, in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in 1960 and guest starred in television series in both dramatic and comedic parts. Moore died in 1998 at 84. Normal mailing folds. Slightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.
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