Name: MANDELL, SAMMY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO (MOWING LAWN AS CHAMPION)
History: Sammy Mandell, born Samuel Mandella on February 5, 1904 in Rockford, Illinois. Began his professional career on January 14, 1920. His career spanned over 14 years with his last bout on June 27, 1934. His career record was 147-26-13 and 1 no contest. Mandell won the World Lightweight Title from Rocky Kansas on July 3, 1926. He lost it to Al Singer on July 17, 1930. He posted career victories over Jimmy McLarnin, Tony Canzoneri, Jackie Fields, Sid Terris and Billy Petrolle. Presented here is an original, first generation photo of Mandell cutting the lawn at his home. Taken in late 1920's when he was world lightweight champion.
Full description: This is an original, first generation photograph with photographer stamp on back and full caption. Bold image. Clean front and back. Tiny crease in upper right corner. Two small edge tears with no paper loss. 8" x 10."
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Mandell, Sammy -
Condition: very good
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