Name: ROBINSON, SUGAR RAY ADVERTISING POSTER FOR CHESTERFIELD CIGARETTES
History: Sugar Ray Robinson (Walker Smith, Jr.) became a professional fighter on October 4, 1940. He defeated Tommy Bell on December 20, 1946 to win the World Welterweight Title. He defeated Jake LaMotta on February 14, 1951 to win the World Middleweight Title. He would eventually win that title on four additional occasions. In a career which ran until 1965 he would claim victories over Gene Fullmer, Carmen Basilio, Kid Gavilan, Bobo Olson, Rocky Graziano, Henry Armstrong and Randy Turpin. Offered here is an original advertising poster of Sugar Ray Robinson endorsing Chesterfield Cigarettes. (Circa 1950's).
Full description: This is an original, cardboard, illustrated advertisng poster. Bold color and print. Bold, clear image. Clipped upper right and upper left corners. Minor border tears. Edge and surface wear. Some soiling. 18" x 21 1/2." Quite rae, the first we have offered.
Size: 18 x 21 1/2
Categories: Advertising - Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Robinson, Sugar Ray
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