On-site original 'Rumble in the Jungle' fight poster

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Lot 74
On-site original 'Rumble in the Jungle' fight poster

Sold for £ 5,280 (US$ 6,679) inc. premium

Sporting Memorabilia

27 Feb 2008, 11:00 GMT

Chester

On-site original 'Rumble in the Jungle' fight poster
'Rumble In the Jungle' George Foreman V Muhammad Ali on-site yellow poster from Kinshasa Zaire in 1974. Top printed with 'DU MONDE DES POIDS LOURDS MERCREDI 30 Octobre 1974 A 3H. DU MATIN 15 ROUNDS' , the date being imprinted on an overlayered matching sticker. Design underneath of green outline of Africa to background and images of both fighters to foreground. Printed in green lettering to bottom with 'CE MATCH DU SEICLE EST UN CADEAU DU CITOYEN-PRESIDENT MOBUTU SESE SEKO AU PEOPLE ZAIROS'. Poster has small tears to top and bottom edges and slight creasing.
94 x 58.5cm

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