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US STAMP=1959=4c=NATO=AUTOGRAPHED BY JACK DEMPSEY=BOXER=HEAVY WEIGHT CHAMPION
 
US STAMP=1959=4c=NATO=AUTOGRAPHED BY JACK DEMPSEY=BOXER=HEAVY WEIGHT CHAMPION
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Description:

4 cent stamp from the United States


Commemorating the
10th anniversary of 

the THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION


(NATO)


SINGLE STAMP  


#1127

4c

Issue Date: April 1, 1959

City: Washington D.C.

Quantity Printed: 122,493,280

Printed by: Bureau of Engraving and Printing

Printing Method: Rotary Press


These blue colored stamps were printed in honor of the 10th anniversary of NATO

NATO was originally created to counter-act the threat of the alliance of the Eastern European Communist nations through the Warsaw Pact. 

NATO started with 12 nations in 1949 and grew to include 16 more nations.


Stamp is AUTOGRAPHED by Colorado-born, American boxing professional, William Harrison, JACK DEMPSEY also known as "Kid Blackie" and "The Manassa Mauler"

Dempsy held the WORLD HEAVY WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE from 1919 - 1926 and was known for his hard hits and aggressiveness. This reputation resulted in his popularity, many of his fights set attendance and financial records.

One of Dempsy's fights was the FIRST MILLION-DOLLAR gate.

Some of Dempsy's accomplishments include:

#10 on The Ring's list of All-Time Heavyweights
#7 on The Ring's list of Top 100 Greatest Punchers
Greatest Fighter of the past 50 years by the Associated Press in 1950.
Inducted into The Ring's Boxing Hall of Fame in 1951
Member of the International Boxing Hall of Fame

Boxing Record:

Total fights: 83
Wins: 65
Wins by KO: 51
Losses: 6
Draws: 11


the stamp illustrated is the exact one you will receive

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