Don't get counted out of the action for this colossal collection of (22) multi-signed boxing gloves. The IBHOF has sanctioned (8) limited edition gloves, that are numbered from editions of "#/12", with autographs from consecutive incoming Hall of Fame classes for the period 1993-2000. All told, this hard-hitting bundle numbers (170+) autographs, ranging (90% "7" to "10", 10% lesser), including one or two that blurred into obscurity due to ink migration. The gloves show minimal to moderate wear, and many famous fighters are noted on the list below. Auction LOA from JSA.
Highlights are (8) IBHOF limited edition induction class gloves, with LOAs signed by IBHOF executive director Edward Brophy:
1) Class of 1993 - #12/12 with (6) autographs including Giardello, Dunphy, H. Johnson, Brenner, Hagler & Clancy
2) Class of 1994 - #12/12 with (4)autographs including Zarate, M. Spinks, Futch & Maxim
3) Class of 1995 - #12/12 with (4) autographs including Harada, Montgomery, Mercante & Gomez
4) Class of 1996 - #2/12 with (4) autographs including Benitez, Brown Pryor & Steward
5) Class of 1997 - #12/12 with (3) autographs including Leonard, King & Torres
6) Class of 1998 - #12/12 with (3) autographs including M.S. Muhammad, Canto & Duva
7) Class of 1999 - #2/12 with (6) autographs including Arum, Bivins, Duff, Galaxy, Pedroza & Rudd
8) Class of 2000 - #12/12 with (3) autographs including Buchanan, Chandler & Olson
Additional Highlights are (6) Multi-Signed Gloves with IBHOF Stamp:
1) (13) Autographs, including Brophy, Cooney, Foster, Mercante, Pep, Pryor, Bramble, Maxim, Bonecrusher Smith, Torres, Olivares.
2) (15) Autographs including Dundee, Pep, Griffith, Shavers, Foster, McGirt, Saddler, Fullmer, Czyz, Arguello, Basilio, Ortiz.
3) (13) Autographs including Foster, Basilio, Wepner, Jofre, Arguello, Norton, Chuvalo, Moore, Pazienza, Gavilan, Camacho.
4) (9) Autographs including Chuvalo, Sugar, Pep, Arguello, Czyz, Ortiz, Foster, Griffith.
5) (13) Autographs including L. Spinks (X2), Sugar (X2), Pryor, Chuvalo, Giardello, Palomino, Torres.
6) (11) Autographs including Olivares, Griffith, Mathis, L. Spinks (X2), Pep, Sugar, Holmes, Bramble.
1) (3) Autographs including Camacho
2) (2) Autographs including Toney & Kallen
3) (12) Autographs including Jack, Olivares, Ortiz, O’Grady (X2), Antuofermo, Griffith, Fullmer, Stewart, McLarnin
4) (8) Autographs including Stewart, Basilio, Griffith, Ortiz, Jack, McLarnin.
5) (7) Autographs including Stewart, Basilio, Griffith, Ortiz, Jack, McLarnin.
6) (12) Autographs including Brophy, Arguello.
7) (13) Autographs including Torres, Leonard, T. DeMarco, Patterson, Foster, Ortiz, Norton, Basilio, Kaplan, Pryor, Fullmer.
8) (9) Autographs including Griffith, McLarnin, I. Williams, Jack, L. Rodriguez, Gavilan, Conn, Norton.