Championship Wrestling Souvenir of wrestlers who will wrestle for the world’s light heavy weight championship at the stadium: season 1927

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    First Edition.

    32cm x 24cm. [20] pages, 8 tipped in photographic plates. Illustrated saddle-stapled wrappers.

    Also titled: World’s Champion Wrestlers: Melbourne Stadium, 1927. Souvenir book with 8 tipped in photographic portraits with short introductions to the wrestlers Sam Clapham (America), Ted Thye (America), Mike Yokel (America), Billy Edwards (Canada), Al Karasick (Russia), John Kilonis (Greece), Billy Meeske (Australia), and finally Clarence Weber (Australia) posing nude. Also included is a montage showing the wrestlers in action, and period advertisements.

    Small chips and tears with creasing to the wrappers edges. Indent marks to the wrappers lower panel which has lightly offset to the colophon. Very minor soiling and foxing. Small crease to the bottom-left corner of the Ted Thye plate. Good Condition.


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