Regular price $1,500.00

HISTORY: Panama Al Brown was born in Panama on July 5, 1902. He began his professional boxing career with a win over Jose Moreno on March 19, 1922. He won the Bantamweight title over Gregorio Vidal on June 18, 1929. In his career he defeated Willie LaMorte, Kid Francis, Teddy Baldock, Joe Ryder, Johnny King and Eugene Criqui. He retired after defeating Kid Fortune on December 4, 1942 with a final mark of 132-19-12. Brown died on April 11, 1951. Offered here is an original promotional photograph of "Panama" Al Brown as he appeared as world bantamweight champion which he has boldly inscribed and signed in ink and inscribed to editor and founder of The Ring, Nat Fleischer.

FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, first generation photo of Panama Al Brown in full, fight pose. Boldly signed in green ink, "Sincerely to my Friend Mr. Nat Fleischer With Best Wishes From Al Brown 1/15/27 Paris." Bold, clear image. Tiny crease in upper left corner. Rough edge as issued. Some foxing in photo. Overall a superb signed photo of this early bantamweight champion. 4 1/4" x 6 3/4."

Size: 4 1/4 x 6 3/4

Condition: very good