Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice
Heritage is in the process of relocating its world headquarters to a new Dallas area location, which will be announced soon. Please call 214-528-3500 to confirm all Heritage appointments, events or deliveries in Dallas, as our departments and staff are moving at different times from separate locations.

    Description

    1980 Muhammad Ali Training Worn Headgear Inscribed to Stallone. The black marker inscription, "To Sly from Muhammad Ali, Sept 23-80, Love Always," finds the bombastic three-time Heavyweight Champion in training just nine days before he would surrender his title to Larry Holmes at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. This penultimate contest of his Hall of Fame career would be the only time that Ali was stopped before the final bell.

    The red leather headgear by Mexican outfitter "Cleto Reyes" is made all the more distinctive by the application of white leather "Ali" text applied to either side of the manufacturer's label at the brow. Solid, sweaty wear is readily apparent. A truly special relic linking the greatest Heavyweight Champions of fact and fiction.




    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    18th-20th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,927

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 December 6 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    And Good Golly! What an amazing catalog for Stallone The Auction! This looks like something from the likes of Donald Trump -- huge, terrific, First Class, amazing, better than exceptional.
    Edgar V. ,
    Falls Church, VA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search