MERCANTE, ARTHUR SIGNED BOXING REFEREE LICENSE (1966-67)
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 1966 thru 1967. This is a New York State referee license used by Mercante.The license measures 2 1/2 inches by 3 3/4 inches.The license has been trimmed on the left and right edges.There is a crease doen the left side.There is an official stamp and Mercante has signed the back.