Regular price $400.00

HISTORY: Stanton Abbott (6/23/1867-4/23/1941) was an English lightweight who fought in the 1880's and 90's. Abbott turned professional on March 5, 1888 with a loss to Bill Baxter. Steadily improving he fought and won the English 132 pound title with a win over Harry Overton. In his career Abbott fought Owen Ziegler, Joe Gans and Kid McFarland. He retired after a loss to Joe Gans on November 29, 1897 with a final mark of 19-19-12. Offered here is a very rare silk for Stanton Abbott dated 1892 in recognition of his winning the English 132 pound title.

FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original silk which names Abbott, is dated 1892 and includes his colors in the corners. Mounted on board (can likely be removed-attached only in corners. Bold color and print. Generally clean with minor spotting. No tears or pulls of the silk. 33" x 35."

Size: 33 x 35

Condition: excellent