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Boxing Collectibles Still Have Fans

With a few exceptions, sweet science memorabilia is still inexpensive.

Boxing collectibles go back at least as far as baseball. You won’t find quite the frenzy over a rare 19th century boxing piece that you will with a baseball item, but the sport still has a loyal following among some collectors.

It takes a true fight fan to want Larry Holmes’ old robe, but a few boxers transcend the sport and cross into the mainstream of sports memorabilia.

The Wall Street Journal has a little primer on some recent sales and an overview of the market. It’s news you can use (if you can get past the paper’s annoying policy of calling everyone "Mr.")

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Rich is the editor and founder of Sports Collectors Daily. A broadcaster and writer for more than 30 years and a collector for even longer than that, he's usually typing something somewhere. Type him back at [email protected].

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