Name: DEMPSEY, JACK-JESS WILLARD POST FIGHT ADVERTISING POSTER (1919)
History: On July 4,1919 on a blazing hot day in Toledo, Ohio Jack Dempsey ushered in a new era in boxing with his devastating victory over Jess Willard, then Heavyweight Champion. As America was at the dawn of the exciting "roaring 20's" it had a new and exciting champion to go with it, Jack Dempsey. Offered here is a very rare post fight poster of Dempsey and Willard used to advertise Cressman's Counsellor Cigars. Circa 1919.
Full description: This is an original, photographic advertising poster picturing Dempsey and Willard and scenes from their fight. Cardboard poster. No creases. No tears. Mild toning from age. Minor edge and corner wear and mild surface wear. Exceedingly rare. 19" x 23 1/2."
Size: 19 x 23 1/2
Categories: Dempsey, Jack - Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Advertising
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