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Robert Fitzsimmons was born on May 26, 1863 in Helston, Cornwall, England. He won the World Middleweight Title on January 14, 1891 from Jack Dempsey. On March 17, 1897 he won the World Heavyweight Title from James Corbett. He later won the World Light Heavyweight Title on November 25, 1903 from George Gardner. He retired after fighting Jersey Bellew on February 20, 1914 with a final record of 43-12 with 6 no decisions, 1 no contest, and 32 KO's. Offered here is an original souvenir pin of Robert Fitzsimmons issued in the late 1890's by American Pepsin Gum Company and manufactured by Whitehead & Hoag Company of Newark, New Jersey.
This is an original souvenir pin. Pictures Robert Fitzsimmons as he looked in the late 1890's. Printed above his portrait, "ROBT. FITZSIMMONS CHAMPION FIGHTER OF THE WORLD." Slight foxing on the front. No dents. Pin firmly attached to back. Generally clean. 3/4 inch in diameter.

Size: 3/4 inch diameter

Condition: very good