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PFE890-1

I. M. ZAICHIN / în turneul sau / prin România
[c1920-25]
Letterpress and woodcut
Sheet 38 x 24 in
Printed by Artele Grafice "Ramuri" Severin
"Debuteaza cu mare succes în CIRCUL ROYAL din localitate / Din viata renumitului în toata lumea luptator, aviator, si atlet / I. M. ZAICHIN / în turneul sau / prin România" + text

PFE890-2

JOSEF MANKO
[c1920-29]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 35 x 28 in.
"THE SAMSON OF THE 20TH CENTURY / JOSEF MANKO"

PFE890-3

THE WORLD RENOWNED ACTOR / RUDOLF / SCHILDKRAUT
[c1920-30]
Color lithograph (red, olive green, tan, brown, black)
Image 38 x 25 in; sheet 41 x 27 in
Printed by J. H. Tooker Print Co., New York (no. 1569)
"Edwin A. Relkin / PRESENTS / THE WORLD RENOWNED ACTOR / RUDOLF / SCHILDKRAUT" + text (in Hebrew)

PFE890-4

WLADEK ZBYSZKO / CYGANIEWICZ
Dated 1921 lower left
Color lithograph (red, yellow, green, black)
Image 40 x 26 in; sheet 42 x 28 in
Printed by Morgan Litho. Co., Cleveland
"UNDISPUTED WORLD'S CHAMPION AND WINNER / OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST CATCH-AS-CATCH-CAN TOURNAMENTS / WARSAW, VIENNA, / BUCHAREST, PARIS, / BUENOS AIRES, / MONTEVIDEO / DETROIT, MICH. / HAVANA, MEXICO CITY / AND NEW YORK CITY. / WLADEK ZBYSZKO / CYGANIEWICZ"

PFE890-5

Joe Parelli / MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION / OF THE WORLD
[c1924]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, green, blue, black)
Image 40 x 26 in; sheet 40 x 28 in
"Joe Parelli / MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION / OF THE WORLD"

PFE890-24

I. M. ZAICHIN
[c1924-25]
Portrait of Zaichin signed and dated 1924 (lower left)
Offset lithograph
Sheet 25.5 x 19.75 in
Printed by Tip. Eparhiala Cartea Romaneasca, Bucharest (Romania)
"CIRCUL / Jubileul de 25 ani / al activitatii sportive al renumitului în toata lumea luptator si aviator / I. M. Zaichin / I. M. ZAICHIN"

PFE890-25

I. M. ZAICHIN
[c1924-25]
Central image signed A. PRAGER (lower left)
Offset lithograph
Sheet 26 x 19.5 in
Printed by Tip. Eparhiala Cartea Romaneasca, Bucharest (Romania)
"CIRCUL / BENEFICIUL / activitatii sportive al renumitului în toata lumea luptator si aviator / I. M. Zaichin / In costum de aviator / I. M. ZAICHIN"

PFE890-26

I. M. ZAICHIN
[c1924-25]
Portrait signed A. P (lower right)
Offset lithograph
Sheet 25.5 x 19.75 in
Printed by Tip. Eparhiala Cartea Romaneasca, Bucharest (Romania)
"CIRCUL / Jubileul de 25 ani / al activitatii sportive al renumitului în toata lumea luptator si aviator / I. M. ZAICHIN"

PFE890-6

Ad. Santel / CHAMPION LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT / WRESTLER OF THE WORLD
[c1924-28]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, blue, black)
Image 39 x 26 in; sheet 41 x 28 in
Printed by Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago
"Ad. Santel / CHAMPION LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT / WRESTLER OF THE WORLD"

PFE890-7

Jugoslav / Lion / Theodore Govor
[c1924-29]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, green, blue, black)
Image 40 x 26 in; sheet 42 x 28 in
Printed by Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago (no. 75)
"Jugoslav / Lion / Theodore Govor / EUROPEAN CHAMPION WRESTLER"
[2 copies]

PFE890-8

FRANK JUDSON / (JEDLENSKI) / POLISH AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT
[c1924-29]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, green, blue, black)
Image 40 x 26 in; sheet 42 x 28 in
Printed by Coffey & Herman, Chicago (no. 66)
"FRANK JUDSON / (JEDLENSKI) / POLISH-AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT"

PFE890-9

Joe Stecher / CHAMPION WRESTLER
[c1924-29]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, blue, tan, brown, black)
Image 39 x 26; sheet 42 x 30
Printed by Coffey & Herman, Chicago "Joe Stecher / CHAMPION WRESTLER"

PFE890-10

Hans / Steinke / The Great Teutonic Giant
[c1924-29]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, green, blue, light tan, black)
Image 40 x 26 in; sheet 42 x 28 in
Printed by Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago
"Hans / Steinke / The Great Teutonic Giant"

PFE890-11

ZBYSZKO / WORLD'S CHAMPION / WRESTLER
[c1924-29]
Color lithograph (red, ocher, black)
Image 40 x 26 in; sheet 42 x 28 in
Printed by Coffey & Herman, Chicago (no. 8)
"ZBYSZKO / WORLD'S CHAMPION / WRESTLER"
[2 copies]

PFE890-12

S. ZBYSZKO / WORLD'S CHAMPION WRESTLER [c1924-29]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, blue, black)
Image 51.5 x 39 in; sheet 55 x 41 in
Printed by Illinois Litho. Co., Chicago
"S. ZBYSZKO / WORLD'S CHAMPION WRESTLER"

PFE890-27

STANISLAW / ZBYSZKO / YOURKO / ZARYNOFF
[1925]
Letterpress
Sheet size 24 x 17.25 in
Printed by Chicago Show Print
"Championship Wrestling / SCHOENHOFEN'S HALL / Milwaukee and Ashland Ave. / THURS. OCT 15 / STANISLAW / ZBYSZKO / FORMER WORLD'S CHAMPION / YOURKO / ZARYNOFF / RUSSIAN AND UKRANIAN CHAMPION / NICK LUTZE / VS / CARL PARNUS / ARTUR BOGANZ / VS / JACK PALKIN / All matches to finish, no time limit"

PFE890-13

Fritz Kley
[c1925-35]
Signed "J. V HB" (lower left)
Color lithograph (orange, blue)
Image 32 x 22.5 in; sheet 33.25 x 24.5 in
Printed by Lith. Delko, Antwerp (Belgium)
"Fritz Kley"

PFE890-14

PETAR KOP
[c1925-35]
Offset lithograph
Image 36 1/2 x 25 in; sheet 38 1/2 x 27 in
Printed by Unie, Prague (Czechoslovakia)
"MAJSTOR / HRVANJA / S.H.S. / PETAR KOP"

PFE890-15

ZÁPASY / V LUCERNE
[c1925-35]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, blue, black)
Sheet 36 x 48 in (fragment) "POHÁR / SLOVANSKYCH NARODU / ZÁPASY / V LUCERNE"

PFE890-16

CYRK / ALEKSANDRA / GARKAWIENKO
[1926]
Letterpress
Two sheets pieced, 66.5 X 25.5 in
Printed by B-cia Rosenbaum Nast., Torun (Poland)
"CYRK / Ordynacka Nr. 1 / W niedziele, onia 15. sierpnia 1926" + text. "Na czele programu / wielkie popisy / sportowo-atletyczne / mistrza / wszechswiatowej / slawy / ALEKSANDRA / GARKAWIENKO" + text

PFE890-17

Renato Gardini / ITALIAN IDOL
[c1928-29]
Color lithograph (red, yellow, blue, light tan, black)
Image 40 x 26 in; sheet 42 x 28 in
Printed by Coffey & Herman, Chicago (no. 45)
"ITALY'S MOST POPULAR / ATHLETE / THREE TIMES WINNER of ALL AROUND CHAMPIONSHIP / TORINO 1911 ~ MILANO 1912 ~ ROME 1913 / Renato Gardini / ITALIAN IDOL"
[2 copies]

PFE890-28

Dynamite / GUS SONNENBERG
[c1929-30]
Color lithograph (orange, yellow, blue, black)
Image 29 x 19 in; sheet 30 x 20 in
"Dynamite / GUS SONNENBERG / World's Champion Wrestler"
[6 copies]

PFE890-18

DICK SHIKAT / EX-WORLD'S CHAMPION WRESTLER
[c1930-35]
Color lithograph (red, black)
Image 40 x 25; sheet 42 x 27
Printed by Tooker Litho. Co., New York
"DICK SHIKAT / EX-WORLD'S CHAMPION WRESTLER"

PFE890-19

WORLD'S CHAMPION / JIM BROWNING / VS / JOE SAVOLDI / CONQUEROR OF JIM LONDOS
[1933]
Offset lithograph
Image 39 x 26 in; sheet 41 x 28 in
Printed by Empire City Job Print, New York
"WORLD'S WRESTLING / CHAMPIONSHIP / MAD. SQ. GARDEN / POSITIVE FINISH / WORLD'S CHAMPION / JIM BROWNING / VS / JOE SAVOLDI / CONQUEROR OF JIM LONDOS / MONDAY EVE. OCT. 2ND 8:15 P.M." + text

PFE890-29, PFE890-24A

The CHAMP OF CHAMPIONS / Everette MARSHALL
[c1935-38]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 28 x 22 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"The CHAMP OF CHAMPIONS / Everette / MARSHALL / EXPERTS DECLARE / MARSHALL TO BE / GREATER THAN / GOTCH, STECHER, / ZBYSZKO, CADDOCK, / OR LEWIS. NONE OF / THE FORMER CHAM / PIONS OF THESE / OR OTHER TIMES / HAVE APPROACHED / THE RECORD OF / THE COLORADO WONDER / MARSHALL, / GAINED WORLD'S / RECOGNITION BY / WINNING MORE / TOURNAMENTS / THAN ANY OTHER / WRESTLER IN THE / HISTORY OF THE / MAT GAME./ MARSHALL, DEFEATED / OVER FIFTY OF THE / WORLDÕS LEADING / WRESTLERS."
[23 copies]

PFE890-30

Joe Banaski
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit (No. 1087)
"Joe / Banaski / former / Lightheavyweight / CHAMPION / Joe / "TOOTS" MUNDT IS / RESPONSIBLE FOR / JOE'S GREAT WRESTLING / HIS FAVORITE PASTIME / IS / GOLF and SWIMMING / Joe / HAS WRESTLED / IN MANY PARTS / OF THE WORLD / INCLUDING / FAR OFF / AUSTRALIA / Joe Is Master of / MANY HOLDS / AND ORIGINATOR of the / ALLIGATOR CLUTCH"
[3 copies]

PFE890-31

THE BAT
[c1935-40]
Photo-offset
Sheet 22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"WHO IS THIS / SPOOKY / WRESTLER? / The / Sensational / Masked Wrestler / Who Refuses / To Unmask / until / Defeated / THE BAT / Some Say / He Is a College / Wrestler / Others Say He Is a / Champion In Disguise / All We know / 'the BAT' / WHY IN / DISGUISE?"

PFE890-32

BadBoy Brown
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"BadBoy Brown / Dixie's / Meanest / Wrestler / A Human / Stick Of / 'Dynamite' / BadBoy Brown Training With Don Sherman / World's Largest Great Dane, Weight 218 lbs / A Reckless, / Daring Demon / Who Ask / No Quarter / He's From / SHREVEPORT LA. / And Hails Himself As / 'KINGFISH' / OF THE MAT"

PFE890-33

Leo Donoghue
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"Leo is today the / foremost contender / for three titles / Welterweight / Junior Middleweight / and Middleweight / LEO IS THE ONLY / WRESTLER TODAY / WRESTLING IN / Three Different / Divisions / LEO DONOGHUE / LEO / is known as the / little scrapping / wolverine / from / Flint / Michigan"

PFE890-34

GEORGE DUSETTE
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"GEORGE, IS FROM FRENCH / CANADIAN PARENTAGE / STARTED HIS WRESTLING / CAREER IN BOSTON! / GEORGE BENDS HORSESHOES / PULLS CARS WITH HIS TEETH / AND MAKES ALL THE / STRONGEST LOOK WEAK! / GEORGE DUSETTE / DUSETTE / IS KNOWN AS / THE STRONGEST / LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT / IN THE / WORLD"

PFE890-35

The GREAT MEPHISTO
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 22 x 17 in
"The GREAT / MEPHISTO / Who Is Mephisto? / Why Mephisto? / MEPHISTO'S DEADLY PILEDRIVER / You've Seen Butting Bull's -Terrible / Turks And Stranglers. / Now Comes His Satanic / Majesty 'The Great Mephisto' to Show His Tricks / MYSTERY MAN OF THE MAT!" [4 copies]

PFE890-36

Frankie Hart / The FLYING DUTCHMAN
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"Frankie Hart / The FLYING DUTCHMAN / BORN IN / HOLLAND IN / 1909, EDUCATED / IN MILITARY / ACADEMY, / IS AN EXPERT / HORSEMAN / COMING / FROM THE / LAND OF THE / DYKES, / FRANKIE, / IS AN EXCELLENT / SWIMMER / the FLYING / DUTCHMAN / Shows Strength / And Strategy / In Making And / Breaking Holds / CONTENDER FOR LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT / CHAMPIONSHIP"
[6 copies]

PFE890-20

BERT RUBY / JEWISH SENSATIONAL / LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT CHALLENGER
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 48 x 22.5 in
"BERT RUBY / JEWISH SENSATIONAL / LIGHT-HEAVYWEIGHT CHALLENGER"
[6 copies]

PFE890-37

NANGO SINGH
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"NANGO SINGH / The / LATEST / MENACE / of the / MAT / from / INDIA / The / RELENTLESS / ATTACKER / Who / SHOWS / No / MERCY / ORIGINATOR / OF THE DEADLY / COBRA / HEADLOCK / Ready To / Meet Any / Light / Heavyweight / or / Heavy- / Weight / In the World / the HINDU KILLER"
[3 copies]

PFE890-38

BILLY THOM
[c1935-40]
Offset lithograph
22 x 17 in
Printed by Mid-West Process Co., Detroit
"Thom, Wrestling / and assistant / Foot Ball Coach / at Indiana University / has turned out the / best Wrestling teams / in the Big Ten / for the past / three years / Thom, rated / by the press as the / fastest and Classiest / Wrestler in the World; / one of the most out- / standing, most Cyclonic / figures in the / professional Wrestling / sport today / BILLY THOM / Junior Middleweight / CHAMPION / Thom, declared, / Junior / Middleweight / Champion / by National Wrestling / Association. Sept. 10th / 1934"
[4 copies]

PFE890-39

Szentes, Budapest
[c1935-50] Color lithograph (red, light blue, tan, black)
Image 24 x 18.25; sheet 25 x 19
Printed by Lith Pöhm J. Budapest
"Szentes, Budapest / Rockenbauer / Németh"
[2 copies]

PFE890-21

HAVE YOU SEEN ALI BABA?
[c1936-38]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 44 x 26 in
"HAVE YOU SEEN ALI BABA? / MAN OR BEAST / Watch For ALI BABA / EUROPE'S GREATEST WRESTLER"
[33 copies]

PFE890-40

HANS / STEINKE / ANDROS / COSTANOS
[1939]
Portrait of Steinke signed and dated "Jo Hochmann / 1931"
Letterpress
Sheet 22 x 28 in
Printed by Empire City Job Print, New York
"WORLD'S GREATEST WRESTLERS / RIDGEWOOD GROVE S. C. / THU. 8:30 P. M. OCT'R 19 / TO A FINISH / HANS / STEINKE / GERMAN OAK. RIDGEWOOD FAVORITE, VS. / ANDROS / COSTANOS / SPANISH CHAMPION / FRED GRUBMEIER VS. RAY STEELE" + text
[2 copies]

PFE890-41

MARTINELLI / VS. / SCHWARTZ
[1941]
Letterpress
Sheet 22 x 28 in
Printed by Empire City Job Print, Long Island City, NY
"RIDGEWOOD GROVE TUES. DEC'R 30 / MARTINELLI / VS. / SCHWARTZ / 4 OTHER STAR ATTRACTIONS"
[15 copies]

PFE890-42

5 FINISH / BOUTS
[1941]
Offset lithograph
Sheet size 24 x 22 in
"TRENTON ARENA THU. NOV. 27 / 5 FINISH / BOUTS / 5 WINNERS TO MEET / IN A FREE FOR ALL / A RIOT - A SCREAM / YOU'LL LAUGH YOUR HEAD OFF" + text
[27 COPIES]

PFE890-43

BECKER / VS. / LEONE
[1942]
Letterpress
Sheet 22 x 28 in
Printed by Empire City Job Print, Long Island City NY
"CALL FOR PHILIP MORRIS / AMERICA'S FINEST CIGARETTE / RIDGEWODD GROVE TUE. MAY 5 / BECKER / VS. / LEONE / OTHER STAR ATTRACTIONS" + text
[26 copies]

PFE890-44

GEORGE / BECKER / VS. / TONY / MARTINELLI
[1942]
Letterpress
Sheet 22 x 28
Printed by Empire City Job Print, Long Island City NY
"RIDGEWOOD GROVE TUES. JAN. 6 / GEORGE / BECKER / VS. / TONY / MARTINELLI / BOBBY / BRUNS / VS. MUSTAFA / HAMID + text
[12 copies]

PFE890-45

MUSTAFA HAMID / VS. / GEORGE BECKER
[1942]
Letterpress
Sheet 22 x 28 in.
Printed by Empire City Job Print, Long Island City NY
"CALL FOR PHILIP MORRIS / AMERICA'S FINEST CIGARETTE / TRENTON ARENA THUR. JAN. 15 / MUSTAFA HAMID / VS. / GEORGE BECKER / 4 MEN - BATTLE ROYAL 4 / KAROL KRAUSER / VS. / BARNEY ROSENBERG" + text
[24 copies]

PFE890-46

LEONE / VS. / BECKER
[1942]
Letterpress
Sheet 22 x 28
Printed by Empire City Job Print, Long Island City, NY
"CALL FOR PHILIP MORRIS / AMERICA'S FINEST CIGARETTE / RIDGEWODD GROVE TUE. MAY 12 / LEONE / VS. / BECKER / BRUNS VS. SWEDISH ANGEL / OTHER STAR ATTRACTIONS" + text
[23 copies]

PFE890-47

BLIMP LEVY, 625 LBS. / VS. / KING KONG MARSHALL
[1942]
Letterpress
Sheet 24.5 x 22 in
Printed by Empire City Job Print, Long Island City, NY
"TRENTON ARENA THU. JAN. 1 / JACK / DEMPSEY / TO REFEREE / BLIMP LEVY, 625 LBS. / VS. / KING KONG MARSHALL / FOUR OTHER STAR BOUTS" + text
[5 copies]

PFE890-22

Primo Carnera
[1946]
Letterpress
Image 36.5 x 22 in; sheet 38 x 24 in
"PRIMO CARNERA / WORLD'S OUTSTANDING HEAVYWEIGHT WRESTLER / FORMER WORLD'S HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION" + text

PFE890-23

"WRESTLING / 'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST'"
[c1949]
Offset lithograph
Sheet 60 x 41 in
"WRESTLING / 'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST'/ DAVE LEVIN / EX / HEAVY CHAMP / VS / 640 LB. MONSTER / THE / BLIMP"
[2 copies]