Name: CARPENTIER, GEORGES & TONY ZALE WIRE PHOTO
History: Georges Carpentier (January 12, 1894 ‚Äì October 28, 1975) was a French boxer. He fought mainly as a light heavyweight and heavyweight in a career lasting from 1908-26. Nicknamed the "Orchid Man", he stood 5 ft 11¬Ω in (1.82 m) but his fighting weight ranged from 125 to 175 lb (57 to 79 kg). Carpentier was known for his speed, his excellent boxing skills and his extremely hard punch. He fought many of the top fighters of the era including Battling Siki, Tommy Gibbons and Jack Dempsey. Presented here is a wire photo of Carpentier shaking hand with Tony Zale for an upcoming bout with Marcel Cerdan.
Full description: This photo measures 7 inches by 9 inches.The photo has minor edge curling i=on th ebottom,no creases.The back has the attached wire info,some paper and glue residue and a stamp from Ring Magazine.Carpentier's name is also written on the back in purple pencil.The image is vivid.
Size: 7 x 9
Categories: Carpentier, Georges - Zale, Tony - Photograph
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