BARNEY ROSS

Bold signature and inscription, “To Jack/Barney Ross,” in blue fountain pen on a clipped album page affixed to a 6×4 white index card. Fine condition, with a small magazine photograph affixed at the top left corner. Te lightweight and welterweight boxing champion of the 1930s was the subject of two films, Body and Soul (1947) and Monkey on My Back (1957). This signature was part of the John Verzi collection, but is one of the autographs that he acquired from another collector.

$35