FITZSIMMONS, ROBERT-JAMES J. CORBETT SOUVENIR PIN (1897)
HISTORY: World Heavyweight Champion James J. Corbett fought Bob Fitzsimmons on March 17, 1897 in Carson City, Nevada. Fitzsimmons knocked Corbett out in the 14th round to win the Heavyweight Championship of the World. Presented here is an original souvenir pin from 1897 which advertised the fight.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, metallic souvenir pin with pictures of babies and the fighters names above them. Pin firmly attached to back. Clean front and back. No dents. Not pitted or rusted. Some light fading. 1 1/4" diameter.