Central Leader : January 9th 2013
Pride of place: Dave Cameron with his collection of boxing memorabilia. Photos: MARYKE PENMAN Pen pal: A letter addressed to Dave Cameron from Muhammad Ali when he lived in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Birkdale resident Dave Cameron, 79, known as New Zealand's leading boxing historian, has spent a lifetime collecting boxing memorabilia. Here are some photos of his collection. The collection of a lifetime Historic fight, above: A photograph of the record crowd at the 1930 Wellington bout between New Zealander Tommy Donovan and American Pete Sarron. Autographs galore: A signed cardboard cutout of David Tua alongside autographed boxing gloves and more of David Cameron's memorabilia. Historic title: American Jack Johnson defeated Canadian-born Tommy Burns in Sydney to win the 1908 world heavyweight title. Collector's best: Boxing historian Dave Cameron with a signed photograph of Muhammad Ali holding his son Paul, now aged 40.
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