NELSON, BATTLING-JIMMY BRITT ORIGINAL ON SITE POSTER (1905)
On September 9, 1905 at the Mission Street Arena in Colma, California lightweights Battling Nelson and Jimmy Britt battled in a fight billed as for the World White Lightweight Title (a racial taunt at champion Joe Gans). Nelson won by knockout in the 18th round. Offered here is a very rare, original, on site poster to this event. This is an original, paper, on site poster which pictures both fighters and includes a seating chart of the arena. Professionally linen backed. Bold color and print. Sharp images. Not creased or torn. Minor restoration at edges and original folds. Generally clean. 21" x 28."