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Max Baer Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

MAX BAER
Born: February 11, 1909 in Omaha, Nebraska
Died: November 21, 1959 in Hollywood, California
Biography | show moreshow less
Max Baer (1909-1959) won the heavyweight championship by knocking out Primo Carnera in 11 rounds on June 14, 1934. He lost the title to Jim Braddock in 15 rounds on June 13, 1935 in one of the greatest upsets in boxing history. Three months later, Joe Louis knocked him out in four rounds. Baer also starred in films, from The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) to Utah Blaine (1957), and his son, Max Baer, Jr., became an actor best known for his role as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1958-Once-Upon-a-Horse... (Performer), 1957-The-Lone-Ranger (Performer), 1951-The-Champs-Step-Out (Performer), 1949-Africa-Screams (Performer), 1943-Ladies'-Day (Performer), 1958-Make-Room-for-Daddy (in person), 1955-Rocky-Marciano-vs.-Archie-Moore (in person), 1952-The-Dennis-Day-Show (in person), 1933-Max-Baer-vs.-Max-Schmeling (in person), 2008-Joe-Louis:-America's-Hero...-Betrayed (Other), 1977-Knockout (Other), 1962-The-Beverly-Hillbillies (Sound), 1956-Playhouse-90 (Performer), 1956-The-Harder-They-Fall (Performer), 1953-The-Abbott-and-Costello-Show (Performer), 1951-Skipalong-Rosenbloom (Performer), 1950-Two-Roaming-Champs (Performer), 1942-The-Navy-Comes-Through (Performer), 1959-Gillette-Cavalcade-of-Sports (in person), 1950-Celebrity-Time (in person), 1953/II-Roar-of-the-Crowd (Other), 1949-Two-Knights-from-Brooklyn (Other), 1968-Sebastian (Sound), 1999-The-Sweet-Science (Other), 1976-ABC's-Wide-World-of-Sports (Other), 1983-Hollywood-Out-takes-and-Rare-Footage (Other), 2000-Kings-of-the-Ring:-Four-Legends-of-Heavyweight-Boxing (Other), 1963-Hollywood-Without-Make-Up (Other), 1953-The-Joe-Louis-Story (Other), 1957-Utah-Blaine (Performer), 1955-So-This-Is-Hollywood (Performer), 1952-Rootin'-Tootin'-Tenderfeet (Performer), 1951-Wine,-Women-and-Bong (Performer), 1949-Bride-for-Sale (Performer), 1942-Two-Mugs-from-Brooklyn (Performer), 1938-Over-She-Goes (Performer), 1933-The-Prizefighter-and-the-Lady (Performer), 1993-CBS-This-Morning (in person), 1958-Wednesday-Night-Fights (in person), 1956-The-Red-Skelton-Hour (in person), 1936-Joe-Louis-vs.-Jack-Sharkey (in person), 1933-Hollywood-on-Parade-No.-A-9 (in person), 1962-It's-a-Man's-World (Performer), 1950-Riding-High (Performer), 1943-Buckskin-Empire (Performer), 1935-Kids-on-the-Cuff (Performer), 1955-The-Jimmy-Durante-Show (in person), 1938-Fisticuffs (in person), 1935-Paramount-Headliner:-Broadway-Highlights-No.-1 (in person), 1933-Hollywood-on-Parade-No.-B-5 (in person), 2005-Cinderella-Man:-The-Real-Jim-Braddock-Story (Other), 1993-The-Great-Depression (Other), 1970-A.k.a.-Cassius-Clay (Other), 1934-World's-Heavyweight-Championship:-Primo-Carnera-and-Max-Baer (in person), 1950-The-Milton-Berle-Show (in person), 2004-TV-Land's-Top-Ten (Other)
  • MAX BAER - AUTOGRAPH 1940  - HFSID 167059
    MAX BAER. Signature: "Your boxing pal -/Max Baer/1940", 4x2¾ irregularly cut heavy paper. Signed in pencil. Baer won the World Heavyweight Boxing crown from Primo Carnero (June, 1934) and lost it one year later to Jim Braddock. Baer (1909-1959) had previously defeated German heavyweight Max Schmeling, but he later lost to Joe Louis.

    Sale Price $270.00

    $300.00

  • MAX BAER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1937  - HFSID 770
    MAX BAER Rare black and white MGM publicity photograph of the heavyweight championship boxer turned actor. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Ed-/Best of luck pal/Your friend/Max Baer/1937 -". B/w, 8x10.

    Sale Price $552.50

    $650.00

  • MAX BAER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1938  - HFSID 42393
    MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To Wilbur/Best of luck/Sincerely/Max Baer/1938". B/w, 5½x7. Boxing pose of the 1934-1935 World Heavyweight Champion. Baer (1909-1959) defeated German heavyweight Max Schmeling but lost to Joe Louis.

    Sale Price $467.50

    $550.00

  • MAX BAER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1942  - HFSID 43872
    MAX BAER World Heavyweight Champion, 1934-1935. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To E.T. Manfred/Best of luck/Sincerely/Max Baer/1942". Sepia, 5x7. Baer fought from 1929-1941 and won the heavyweight championship by knocking out Primo Carnera in 11 rounds on June 14, 1935.

    Sale Price $342.00

    $380.00

  • MAX BAER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1946  - HFSID 259134
    MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "Howard/I just got hit by/a slug and died/in The Navy Comes Through/Your pal/Max Baer/1946". B/w, 10x8. Baer was World Heavyweight Champion from 1934-1935. Lightly creased. Worn at edges. Tape remnant on verso (no show through). Overall, fine condition.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • MAX BAER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1947  - HFSID 259135
    MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "To/Walter/Your friend /Max Baer/1947". B/w, 8x10. World Heavyweight Champion Max Baer (1909-1959) defeated champion Max Schmeling in 1934, losing the title to Joe Louis in 1935. Lightly creased and soiled. Photographer's stamp on verso (no show through).

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • MAX BAER - AUTOGRAPHED INSCRIBED PHOTOGRAPH 1947  - HFSID 275113
    THE CHAMPION BOXER TURNED ACTOR SIGNS A PROMOTIONAL PHOTOGRAPH FOR HIS 1943 FILM, LADIES DAY, IN WHICH HE PLAYED HIPPO JONES   MAX BAER. Photograph inscribed and signed: "May -/Love & hugs/Max Baer/1947". B/w, 8x10. Promotional photo for the film Ladies' Day, captioned in lower margin. © RKO Radio Pictures, 1943.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • MAX BAER - DOCUMENT SIGNED 05/16/1940  - HFSID 278816
    MAX BAERFormer heavyweight champ Baer signed this 6x8 membership application for the American Federation of Radio Artists in 1940. Document signed "Max Baer". With notations in pencil and blank ink in lower right corner in unknown hand. 2 pages, 6¼x8¼, 1 sheet, front and verso. May 16, 1940.

    Sale Price $531.25

    $625.00

  • MAX BAER - INSCRIBED ORIGINAL ART SIGNED 01/30/1934  - HFSID 56806
    MAX BAER. Original Silhouette inscribed and signed: "Miss Betty/My but your nice/to me - Sincerely/1-30-34 Max Baer", 3¾x7 card. To artist Betty Kaufman. On June 14, 1934, six months later, Max Baer (1909-1959) scored a TKO over Primo Carnera in the 11th round to become World Heavyweight Champion.

    Sale Price $396.00

    $440.00

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