By: Staff reports
First Of Online Auctions
The New York Daily News is offering vintage boxing photographs from its archive in an
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Seventy photos from the 1920s to 1970s are being offered. The paper says as much as $150,000
could be fetched in the auction.
‘These photographs are some of the most exciting boxing pictures ever made and are particularly
notable for their outlines, three-dimensional look — a result of the Daily News’ pioneering use
of overhead lighting for boxing matches,’ says Sotheby’s Photography Specialist David Brown.
Photos include matches involving Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Louis, and Cassius Clay (later known as
The newspaper says it is offering the original vintage prints because its entire photo
collection has been digitized. The Daily News will retain copyright on all images sold.
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