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Advertising card featuring Herb McCoy

1986.0117.4489

Advertising card featuring Herb McCoy

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An advertisement or a collector's card featuring a rmonochrome, photographic image of a boxer with his fists in the air. The figure is wearing boxing shorts, dark socks and light coloured. laced up shoes. The figure is superimposed on a coloured Australian flag in which the usual blue background is replaced with an red colour similar the red sections in the Union Jack. The text reads "HERB McCOY / Australia's Best Lightweight / boxes / NAT WILLIAMS/ Baker's Stadium, / Melbourne / Saturday next, Feb. 7." The reverse features the statistics of McCoy's fighting record.

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