1924 Franklyn Davey’s Boxing Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title Franklyn Davey’s Boxing
Year 1924
Size 1 3/8″ x 2 5/8″
Images Color
Type Tobacco
Number in Set

1924 Franklyn Davey’s Boxing Set Overview

1924 Franklyn Davey BoxingThis was one of many instructional sets released in the 1920s and 1930s for the sport. The issue is typically called the Franklyn’s Boxing set, although the official name of the company distributing it was called Franklyn, Davey, and Company. Cards were distributed for the company’s Franklyn’s Cigarettes product.

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 Franklyn’s name was the at the top of the cards (likely the reason why the set name is limited to that) 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 Franklyn Davey’s 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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