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Inscribed Photograph Signed

by EAGLE, Don (1925-66)

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This Canadian Native American wrestlers, known as "Marvelous Mohawk," was one of the greatest box office attractions of the early days of televised wrestling; he won the best-of-three-falls AWA World title in 1950, but had it taken away three days later in a controversial incident during a match with Gorgeous George; he died at age 41 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, an apparent suicide. IPS (magazine stock), 7" X 10", n.p., n.y. [ca. 1960]. Very good. Tape stains along some edges, but not affecting image or signature. Full-length publicity portrait of Eagle in Indian costume and full headdress, wielding a tomahawk. Page 14 from some unknown wrestling yearbook or program, featuring Eagle's likeness (image area 5¼" X 7") and the printed word "Autograph" with a printed line alongside it for signing -- Eagle inscribes it boldly in blue ballpoint: "Good Hunting -- Chief Don Eagle." Below this is a small printed caption reading: "No… Read more
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Inscribed Photograph Signed

Inscribed Photograph Signed

by EAGLE, Don (1925-66)

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  • Signed
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Used
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1
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Galena, Illinois
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$250.00
$5.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
This Canadian Native American wrestler, known as "Marvelous Mohawk," was one of the greatest box office attractions of the early days of televised wrestling; he won the best-of-three-falls AWA World title in 1950, but had it taken away three days later in a controversial incident during a match with Gorgeous George; he died at age 41 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, an apparent suicide. IPS, 8" X 10", n.p., n.y. [ca. 1960]. Very good. Small chip at lower left corner, not affecting image. Full-length publicity portrait of Eagle in Indian costume and full headdress, posing somberly with arms outstretched; appropriate Indian props alongside him include a birch bark drum atop an Indian blanket In a light portion to the right of his torso, Eagle inscribes it boldly in blue ballpoint: "Good Hunting / Chief Don Eagle." Quite handsome and quite scarce. One of wrestling's early greats, a suicide at age 41.
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