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Old 01-09-2017, 06:40 PM
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Default Boyd Pierce Wrestling Photos

Who else collects Boyd Pierce Wrestling Photos?

Here are a few of mine:
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Old 01-10-2017, 07:45 PM
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I think I have a few: Sammartino and Wahoo
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Old 01-13-2017, 03:19 PM
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Default Boyd Pierce, You Say.

I have exactly 100 different of these super cool wrestlers, but I had never heard of a name for them. So, who/what was Boyd Pierce? Photographer? Promoter? Thanks for posting those, sthoemke. I see a lot on your post that I haven't seen before. Any idea or wild guess how many there are total?

If anybody has a Dick the Bruiser available, I am definitely interested.
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Old 01-13-2017, 04:22 PM
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Boyd Pierce sold the photos by mail order.

I suspect there are well over a thousand different photos, perhaps much more.

He was also an announcer/commentator for Mid-South wrestling.
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Old 01-13-2017, 05:30 PM
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Boyd Pierce sold the photos by mail order.

I suspect there are well over a thousand different photos, perhaps much more.

He was also an announcer/commentator for Mid-South wrestling.
Thanks, sthoemke! That's 100% more than I knew before.
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Old 01-13-2017, 08:18 PM
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Any other names that you have that you are willing to share? Love looking at the images of these.
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Old 01-13-2017, 08:51 PM
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Default Cowboy Bob Ellis Fan Club

Fan clubs were really big in the 50's & 60's. This young lady made Cowboy Bob's card into a postcard. I wonder how many of these Alice typed out manually? She was very skillful and creative.
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Old 01-13-2017, 09:14 PM
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Any other names that you have that you are willing to share? Love looking at the images of these.
If someone wants to see them, I'll keep posting. It gives me a good excuse to look at them, too.
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Old 01-13-2017, 09:54 PM
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A few more.
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Old 01-13-2017, 10:39 PM
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Some Boyd Pierce photos.
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Old 01-13-2017, 10:59 PM
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I would love to find a Boyd Pierce card of Dick the Bruiser.
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Old 01-14-2017, 10:30 AM
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Keep posting love the Bruno and Gorilla ones the best so far.....any of Danny Hodge?
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I think Ernie Ladd was with the team formerly known as the San Diego Chargers
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I have seen these a few times in the past. What is a fair wholesale price on the common ones?

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I think I paid about $6 each delivered for Sammartino and McDaniel.
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Thanks Adam...that also looks to be the price of sold ones on eBay.

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Seems like a great price for what you get.
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I purchased most of this lot a few years ago because I liked the Dusty Rhodes examples. Three in the second row to the left are signed.


Are these from the same person?


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Old 01-16-2017, 11:05 AM
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Is the Destroyer signed? or is it part of the image?
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Destroyer is part of the image, as I have that one......i do love Dirty Dusty Rhodes....how cool is that?
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Great cards, David! I see some of my favorite heels.
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Forgot that I had Johnny Valentine with my autographs.
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I wouldn't mind that Johnny Valentine if you ever wanted to part with it. Nice piece.
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I wouldn't mind that Johnny Valentine if you ever wanted to part with it. Nice piece.
Yeah, it's a great one, but not untouchable. I can sell or trade. PM me if you want to kick it around.
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Old 12-28-2017, 05:01 PM
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Default Boyd Pierce photos

I recently began collecting the Boyd Pierce photos and have built an admittedly small collection. Would love to come across more---
https://imageevent.com/supplex55/sup...0832&rotp=0520

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Old 12-29-2017, 08:17 AM
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What a great collection to look through.......

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I recently began collecting the Boyd Pierce photos and have built an admittedly small collection. Would love to come across more---
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