1961 Cover Sports Illustrated Robert Weaver Art Floyd Paterson Heavyweight YSP3


Please note that this is a cover only!

This is an original 1961 color cover for Sports Illustrated magazine, March, 1961, that featured artwork that depicted heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic athlete, Floyd Patterson.


This 51+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some moderate surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8 x 10.75 inches; 20 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Weaver, Robert. Artist signature in print - bottom center of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Athlete, Memorabilia, Boxing, Pugilism, Fighter, Black Americana, African American, Professional, Champion, Olympian, Olympics, Team USA, Portrait, The Gentleman

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