Name: CORBETT, JAME J. SIGNED ANTIQUE PHOTO (WITH JEFFRIES)
History: When James J. Jeffries came out of retirement in 1909 to begin training for his fight of July 4, 1910 with World Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson, former champion James J. Corbett was one of the men selected to get him ready for the fight. Presented here is an original photograph from 1910 of James Jeffries and James J. Corbett sparring which has been inscribed and signed by James J. Corbett.
Full description: This is an original, first generation photograph of Jeffries and Corbett sparring at Jeffries training camp. The photo has one small scratch near the T in Truly in the inscription. Clear image. Not creased. 6 1/2" x 9." Corbett has signed this in bold fountain pen, "Yours Truly Jas. J. Corbett Dec. 22/20." Professionally framed. A very scarce ealy signed photograph of Corbett in fight attire with another champion.
Size: 6 1/2 x 9
Categories: Corbett, James J. - Autograph - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930)
Condition: very good
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