FLOYD PATTERSON - AUTOGRAPH NOTE ON PHOTOGRAPH SIGNED - HFSID 300360
Sale Price $306.00
The heavyweight champ, shown in boxing pose, pens a friendly note
Autograph Note on Photograph Signed: "To my friend,/Rich Richards/my sincere/best wishes/for a healthy &/happy life./Floyd Patterson". Color, 8x10. Floyd Patterson (born in 1935) became the youngest fighter to win the World Heavyweight title until Mike Tyson won the WBC crown in 1986 at the age of 20. Champion from 1956, Patterson lost his title to Swedish boxer Ingemar Johansson by a TKO in the third round, June 26, 1959. In the June 20, 1960 rematch, Patterson KO'd Johansson in the fifth round to become the first defeated World Heavyweight Champion to regain his title. Patterson lost his title in 1962 when Sonny Liston KO'd him in the first round. Ink note (unknown hand) on verso. Otherwise, fine condition.
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