Do you like Buzz Breaks? We recently launched 12 in 12 — a series of a dozen breaks of past wax boxes and wax packs in a dozen hours. This is a single-pack break in that style — but not the launching of a new 12 in 12. (We’ll perhaps have one of those later this month. Click the logo below to see the previous posts in the series.)
The pack: 1983 Topps Greatest Olympians
The cost now: $8
The cost then: Less than $1
What’s inside this pack? Keep reading …
One of The Greatest’s greatest belts is on the auction block this week.
It’s Muhammad Ali‘s WBC heavyweight championship belt from his win over George Foreman during the “Rumble in the Jungle” fight and it’s being sold by Heritage Auctions.
“The historical significance of the piece, arguably the most significant boxing award ever made available at public auction, is quite simply immeasurable,” reads the Dallas-based auction house’s listing. “Far more than just a trophy of elite athletic achievement, this belt serves as a mute witness to Muhammad Ali’s undaunted pursuit of justice itself, and as a symbol of the myriad complexities of race, religion and patriotism that challenge all of us to this day. It is a truly priceless artifact of the American experience.”