MERCANTE, ARTHUR SIGNED BOXING REFEREE LICENSE (1961-62)
Arthur Mercante was born on January 27, 1920. He refereed many fights including Ali-Frazier I, Ali-Patterson II and others. He refereed over 100 world title fights and was the first active modern day referee to enter the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Presented here is his vintage boxing referee license from 1961 thru 1962. This is a New York state boxing license use by Mercante.The license measures 2 1/2 inches by 4 inches.The license shows edge and corner wear.There are 4 small holes in the license.There is an official stamp and Mercante has signed the back.