Name: STRIBLING, W.L.(YOUNG) SIGNED REAL PHOTO POSTCARD
History: Young Stribling was born on Dec. 26, 1904 in Bainbridge, Georgia. He fought as a heavyweight during the 1920's and early 1930's. His first fight was on January 17, 1921. During his career he fought Mike McTigue, Tommy Loughran, Battling Levinsky, Maxie Rosenbloom, Jack Sharkey, Primo Carnera and Max Schmeling. His last fight was on September 22, 1933 a ten round decision over Maxie Rosenbloom. 11 days later "The King Of The Canebrakes" was dead. He died October 3, 1933, after a motorcycle/automobile accident when he was just 28. The accident occurred October 1 outside of Macon, Georgia. Offered here is a real photo postcard of Young Stribling, ironically in flight gear, which he has boldly signed in ink.
Full description: This is an original, real photo postcard. Boldly signed in ink, "W.L. Stribling Jr." Some residue on the reverse from being mounted. Bold, clear image. Bold, clear autograph. Not creased or torn. Minor edge wear. Scarce autograph especially in this pose. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2."
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2
Categories: Autograph - Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Stribling, Young
Condition: very good
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