1952 Boxing LIEUT. P.B.L. HOPPE Vintage Photograph

1952 Boxing LIEUT. P.B.L. HOPPE Vintage Photograph
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1952 Boxing LIEUT. P.B.L. HOPPE Vintage Photograph
Subject(s) - Lieut. P.B.L. Hoppe

Date - 1952

Military Light-Heavyweight Champion according to the press notes on the back.

"Just a note for your information - the above mentioned photo is of Lieutenant (later Major) Hoppe of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment of the British Army. He was my company commander in the 1970s and used to offer soldiers who had been brought before him on disciplinary matters the choice of either accepting punishment by Army Regulations or go a round of boxing with him outside! I don't know anyone foolish enough to have taken him up on the latter offer!!" - (Thanks to B. Mortimer for the above contribution)

Vintage Boxing Photograph. Promotional, Publicity, Press, Wire, or Snapshot photograph. Check scans for any notations or markings on the front or back of the photo.

SIZE - About 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" inches.

CONDITION - About VG/EX condition with general handling wear. Please see enlarged scans or photos.

A great lot for the vintage boxing photograph and memorabilia collector.

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