Name: MOORE, ARCHIE ADVERTISING POSTER (EARLY 1960'S)
History: Archie Moore (born Archibald Lee Wright; December 13, 1916 – December 9, 1998), was an American professional boxer and the Light Heavyweight World Champion (1952–1959 and 1961), who had one of the longest professional careers in the history of the sport. Nicknamed "The Old Mongoose," Moore holds the record for the most career knockouts (131). He ranks #4 on The Ring's list of "100 greatest punchers of all-time," and is rated by prominent boxing website BoxRec as the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of all-time. A native of Benoit, Mississippi, Moore was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. An important figure in the American black community, he became involved in African American causes once his days as a fighter were over. He also established himself as a successful character actor in television and film. Moore died in his adopted home of San Diego, California. Offered here is an original, early 1960's poster advertising Archie Moore Milk & Ice Cream.
Full description: This is an original advertising poster printed on heavy stock paper. Bold color and print. Has two creases. Small stain on border at lowe rleft corner. No tears. Minor edge and corner wear. Presents very well. Quite rare, the only example we have seen. 14" x 25."
Size: 14 x 25
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Advertising - Moore, Archie
Condition: very good
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