Name: LOUIS, JOE-MAX SCHMELING I ON SITE STANDEE POSTER (1936)
History: On June 18, 1936 (delayed one day at Yankee Stadium in New York, Joe Louis fought German heavyweight Max Schmeling in what turned out to be an historic main event. Louis entered the ring undefeated, but the veteran Schmeling saw a flaw in his style, exploited it and knocked Louis out in the 12th round. Ring Magazine named this Fight Of The Year. Offered here is an exceptionally rare, original, on site, standee poster which advertises this fight.
Full description: This cardboard, on site standee pictures Joe Louis in full fight pose. There is water damage to the bottom but it displays beautifully, standing 36" tall and framed to 20" x 41" overall. Edge and corner wear with some chipping and soiling. Exceptionally rare, the only example of this rare poster we have offered for sale.
Size: 36 inches tall
Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Louis, Joe - Schmeling, Max
Condition: very good
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