Max Schmeling Autograph

Maximilian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling (28 September 1905 – 2 February 2005) was a German boxer who was heavyweight champion of the world between 1930 and 1932. His two fights with Joe Louis in 1936 and 1938 were worldwide cultural events because of their national associations. Schmeling is the only boxer to win the world heavyweight championship on a foul. More about Max Schmeling

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Current items with a signature of Max Schmeling

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Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnail1905-2005 Max Schmeling Heavyweight Champion Signed Postcard (PSA/DNA Slabbed)$500.00logo
thumbnailMAX SCHMELING (†) Boxing World champion & ANNY ONDRA autographed 4x6 Photo card $35.00logo
thumbnailMax Schmeling BOXING Autograph Photo Card Signed$199.99logo
thumbnailMax Schmeling Signed Autographed Picture - JSA Certification$69.99logo
thumbnailMax Schmeling Signed Photo Postcard Sized Boxing Autograph JSA COA$39.99logo
thumbnailMAX SCHMELING † Boxing World champion signed 6.4x8.8 press photo autograph$45.00logo
thumbnailMAX SCHMELING † Boxing World champion signed 6.4x8.8 press photo autograph$45.00logo
Starting his professional career in 1924, Schmeling went to the United States in 1928 and, after a ninth-round technical knockout of Johnny Risko, became a sensation. He became the first to win the heavyweight championship (at that time vacant) by disqualification in 1930, after opponent Jack Sharkey knocked him down with a low blow in the fourth round. Schmeling retained his crown successfully in 1931 by a technical knockout victory over Young Stribling. A rematch in 1932 with Sharkey saw the American gaining the title from Schmeling by a controversial fifteen-round split decision. In 1933, Schmeling lost to Max Baer by a tenth-round technical knockout. The loss left people believing that Schmeling was past his prime. Meanwhile, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party took over control in Germany, but Schmeling never joined the Party. The same year, he married Czech film actress Anny Ondra.

In 1936, in their first fight, Schmeling knocked out American rising star Joe Louis, placing him as the number one contender for Jim Braddock's title, but Louis got the fight and knocked Braddock out to win the championship in 1937. Schmeling finally got a chance to regain his title in 1938 in the rematch, but Louis won by technical knockout in the first round. During World War II, Schmeling served with the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) as a paratrooper (Fallschirmjäger). After the war, Schmeling mounted a comeback, but retired permanently in 1948. After retiring from boxing, Schmeling worked for The Coca-Cola Company. Schmeling became friends with Louis, and their friendship lasted until the latter's death in 1981. Schmeling died in 2005 aged 99, a sporting hero in his native Germany. Long after the Second World War, it was revealed that Schmeling had risked his life to save the lives of two Jewish children in 1938. At the age of 99, Schmeling was the longest living heavyweight boxing champion in history. Read even more about Max Schmeling at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of Max Schmeling

In total, we tracked 791 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

The most expensive item with a signature of Max Schmeling (Joe Louis Max Schmeling Boxing SI Signed Lithograph JSA) was sold in November 2011 for $1399.99 while the cheapest item (Max Schmeling Heavy Weight Boxing Champ - Signed Photo) found a new owner for $0.99 in February 2014. The month with the most items sold (20) was March 2009 with an average selling price of $26.99 for an autographed item of Max Schmeling. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in July 2014 with $750.00 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $5.50 was February 2019. In average, an autographed item from Max Schmeling is worth $20.00.

Most recently, these items with a signature of Max Schmeling were sold on eBay - click here for more items.

Picture Item Title Price Store
thumbnail1948 LEAF BOXING #32 MAX SCHMELING (POSSIBLE AUTOGRAPH?), 032424$34.00logo
thumbnail1973 Living Legends Max Schmeling Vs Joe Louis Pencil Signed Lithograph$1149.99logo
thumbnail?MAX SCHMELING Framed Matted Autograph Photo Champion COA SOP 12 X 15 Rare$106.24logo
thumbnailAUTOGRAPHED RPPC PHOTO MAX SCHMELING WORLD CHAMPION BOXER WWII FALLSCHIRMJAGER$14.03logo
thumbnailJack Dempsey Boxer Signed Joe Louis Max Schmeling 1928 Program JSA Authenticated$549.99logo
thumbnailMax Schmeling - German World Heavyweight Boxing Champion - Hand Signed Card.$19.05logo
thumbnailMax Schmeling Autographed 8x10 Photo Professional Boxing Champion PSA COA$39.99logo
thumbnailMax Schmeling Heavyweight Boxing Champ HOF Signed Autograph$29.99logo
thumbnailMAX SCHMELING signed photo(boxing)$12.08logo
thumbnailMAX SCHMELING ~ WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION BOXER ~ HAND SIGNED - 1938$21.00logo

Latest News about Max Schmeling

Boxing Legend Schmeling Dies | DW | 04.02.2005 (01/02/19): One of the boxing world's most famous champions, and one of Germany's most cherished sports legends, Max Schmeling, died this week at the age of 99. Go to news article

On This Day: Max Schmeling becomes first boxer to win heavyweight title on a fou (06/11/14): American Jack Sharkey was controversially disqualified in the fourth round for a low blow that the referee and one of the ringside judges didn’t even see.

CHICAGO MAY GET BOUT; Soldier Field Sought for Louis-Schmeling Fight, Triner Say (): J Triner discusses Chicago's chances for fight Go to news article

Older News Stories about Max Schmeling

Boxing Legend Schmeling Dies | DW | 04.02.2005 (01/2019): One of the boxing world's most famous champions, and one of Germany's most cherished sports legends, Max Schmeling, died this week at the age of 99. Go to news article

On This Day: Max Schmeling becomes first boxer to win heavyweight title on a fou (06/2014): American Jack Sharkey was controversially disqualified in the fourth round for a low blow that the referee and one of the ringside judges didn’t even see.