1924 W.T. Davies / Ogden / Franklyn Davey / W. Williams Boxing Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title W.T. Davies / Ogden / Franklyn Davey / W. Williams Boxing
Year 1924
Size 1 3/8″ x 2 5/8″
Images Color
Type Tobacco
Number in Set
25

1924 W.T. Davies / Ogden / Franklyn Davey / W. Williams Boxing Set Overview

1924 W.T. Davies BoxingThis was one of many instructional sets released in the 1920s and 1930s for the sport. The issue was distributed by at least four cigarette brands – Davies’ Cigarettes, Ogden’s Cigarettes, Franklyn Davey, and W. Williams Company.

The four sets all utilized the same pictures and titles. However, the fronts differed slightly as each printed their own name at the top.

Cards gave collectors insight on how to perform various boxing techniques. Color pictures were presented on the front and the back gave a description of what was shown. The Davies name was the at the top of the cards and a title is at the bottom of each image.

A pair of the same boxers is shown on each card, though they are generic and not meant to depict specific fighters. The lone exception to that is the first card which merely shows one boxer in the proper fighting stance.

1924 W.T. Davies / Ogden / Franklyn Davey / W. Williams Boxing Set Checklist

  1. Position
  2. Left hand lead at head
  3. Inside guard with left
  4. Outside guard with right
  5. Outside guard with left
  6. Inside guard with right
  7. Ducking a left lead / countering with left
  8. Ducking a left lead / countering with right
  9. The cross-parry
  10. Right hand cross-counter
  11. Avoiding right lead
  12. Guarding a left lead
  13. Parrying a left lead
  14. Stopping a left lead
  15. Improper left hand lead
  16. Side stepping a left lead
  17. Stepping inside a left
  18. Avoiding a right lead
  19. Guarding right lead
  20. Avoiding a left lead
  21. Guarding right lead
  22. Improper position
  23. Stopping right lead
  24. Ducking a right lead
  25. Stopping left hand body

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