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For a man who was portrayed in literally thousands of the top boxing live-action photographs ever taken, it's also worth remembering that Muhammad Ali was also the master of the staged pre-fight imagery that was used to promote epic matches that in hindsight would have seemed to promote themselves. In this marvelous 20-by-16-inch black-and-white, Ali is pictured ostensibly fleeing from a pursuing Ken Norton. The traditionally meticulous preparation for these hammy photo ops whiffed in one small detail, leaving an already-classic piece of photography with a hilarious nuance: both fighters are in street shoes, and as the photo shoes, street shoes in the giddy 1970's were a sight to behold. Ali has added a striking blue Sharpie autograph to the left side of the photo. Comes with Certificates of Authenticity from PSA/DNA and additionally carries Ali's own hologram in the lower-right corner.
MUHAMMAD ALI AUTOGRAPHED 16X20 PHOTO WITH KEN NORTON AT YANKEE STADIUM
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Minimum Bid: $200
Final Bid(Includes Buyers Premium): $1,805
Estimate: $500 - $750
Number of Bids: 15
Auction closed on: 12/8/2013