History: Jack Dempsey fought Tom Gibbons on July 4, 1923. Dempsey won by decision after 15 rounds to successfully defend his World Heavyweight Title. The fight was held in Shelby, Montana and nearly bankrupted the town. It was forever more known as the "Rape Of Shelby." Offered here is a rare pre fight poster advertising that the fight will be reported on in the Pathe News.

Full description: This poster is paper and names the fighters. Original to 1923 just before the event. Has the original folds. Slight separation at the folds. Clean. Minor edge and corner wear. Bold color. Small hole in upper left corner. 27" x 41."

Size: 27 x 41

Categories: Posters & Broadsides & Lobby Cards - Dempsey, Jack - Gibbons, Tommy

Condition: very good

Quantity: 1

Price: $800.00

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