WALCOTT, BARBADOS JOE-MYSTERIOUS BILLY SMITH FULL TICKET (1900)

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On Friday, May 4, 1900 at the New Broadway Athletic Club in New York, "Barbados" Joe Walcott fought "Mysterious" Billy Smith. This was the third meeting for these two great welterweights. In their first two meetings in 1895 and 1898 the two fought to a draw. Later in 1898 Smith defended his Welterweight Title defeating Walcott by 20 round decision. In this fight, of May 4, 1900, Walcott would gain a measure of revenge defeating Smith by 25 round decision. Walcott would go on to win the Welterweight Title the following year. Presented here is a full, unused official ticket to the Walcott-Smith IV fight of May 4, 1900.
This official, full, unused ticket features the names of both fighters. In fine condition. Clean front and back. Has an ornate design on reverse. The two stubs are firmly attached. No creases, tears or writing of any kind. Slight border stain along top right edge. 2 1/2" x 6 3/4". Rare ticket of two early greats.

Size: 2 1/2 x 6 3/4

Condition: excellent