Amazing images of Britain's best boxers from the 1920's
From the 1920s up until World War 2 cigarette companies, sporting magazines and boys’ weeklies included real photo cards of sports stars to collect and swap. These photos of British boxers come from magazines like The Champion, The Magnet and Boy’s Friend and cigarette companies such as Senior Service and Ogdens.
Photo shows: Johnny King: Typically for the 1920s, Johnny King had over 200 bouts, winning British titles in the bantamweight division but fighting as a flyweight and featherweight as well. He won the Lonsdale Belt twice and became Empire Champion in 1933.
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