Regular price $250.00

Carmen Basilio was born on April 2, 1927 in Canastota, New York. He won the World Welterweight Title on June 10, 1955 from Tony DeMarco. He won the World Middleweight Title from Ray Robinson on September 23, 1957. He retired after losing to Paul Pender on April 22, 1961 with a final record of 56-16-7 with 27 KO's. Presented here is an oversized original photograph of Carmen Basilio with a vintage signature and inscription.
This is an original photograph of Carmen Basilio in fight pose in the ring. It is printed on heavy photographic paper and dates to his career. He has signed it and inscribed it in green ink across his chest, "To My Friend Pop Best Wishes Always Carmen Basilio." This is a vintage to his career signature and inscription. Sepia tone. A few very minor edge faults. 11" x 14." No creases, rips or tears. One of the finest signed photographs of Carmen Basilio we have seen.

Size: 11 x 14

Condition: excellent