Friday find: Boxing posters

Check out these awesome boxing posters from the 1930s and 40s.

The style of vintage boxing posters is one that has surged in popularity in recent times and can be found applied to everything from websites to wedding invitations. As Matt Willey of Studio8 Design points out:

The arrangement of the type is a result, I presume, of a simple need to get all this information on the poster – nothing more fancy than that. They are probably more appealing now than they were considered at the time.

1934:

Vintage boxing posters

1942:

Vintage boxing posters

Imagine the chilling experience of being pitted against someone called Dick Freezer (above).

1949:

Vintage boxing posters

Via Eye Magazine Blog.

Author: Imar

Imar Krige is a professional graphic designer and typography enthusiast from Cape Town, South Africa.

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  1. Trying to find a poster from December 22 1984 Angelo Dundee Black tie Affiar Diplomat Hotel Hollywood Florida Reiner Hartmann Vs Mike Perkins Also Lance Olson on poster Can you find Thanks

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