Ingemar Johansson was born in Sweden on October 16, 1932. He had his first professional fight on December 5, 1952. On June 26, 1959 he stopped Floyd Patterson in three rounds to become Heavyweight Champion. He posted career victories over Brian London, Eddie Machen, and Henry Cooper. He retired with a career mark of 26-2 with 17 wins by knockout. Presented here is a rare, vintage pinback button of Johansson. This is a rare, metallic, souvenir stadium pin of Ingemar Johansson. Pin firmly attached. Bold, clear image. Very minor pitting on reverse. Front is clean. No dents or scratches. 1 3/4" diameter. Scarce, the first of this version we have offered.