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    Sale 2519 | Lot 33
    Estimate: $200 - $300
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    • Sale 2519 Lot 33

      "THE ARMY AND THE YMCA SAVED THE BOXING GAME" DEMPSEY, JACK. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "To My Friend / Johnson Hagood / in appreciation of your / Wonderful Work / The Army and the Y.M.C.A / Saved the Boxing Game / in America / Every Good Wish / Jack Dempsey," in green ink, portrait by Ball showing him wearing casual clothing and seated with legs crossed on a chair while looking into the camera. Inscribed in the image, center. 9 1/2x7 1/2 inches; minor scattered silvering, portion of inscription written over dark area. Np, nd

      Estimate $200 - 300

      with--Photograph, unsigned, bust portrait of Johnson Hagood by the U.S. Army, showing him in later years wearing uniform of major general. 8 1/2x6 1/2 inches. Nd.