Name: O'BRIEN, NEW YORK JACK ANTIQUE MOUNTED PHOTO (CIRCA 1900)
History: New York Jack O'Brien was actually born in Nova Scaotia on January 1, 1878. He took residence in New York and was one of the leading featherweights of his time. His first professional fight was a loss to jack Delaney on May 23, 1897. He fough even fights to a draw with Oscar Gardner, Frank Erne, George "Elbows" McFadden and Dave Sullivan. He retired after fighting a no contest with Tom Massey on June 11, 1904 with a final record of 14-9-13. Offered here is a very rare, original, first generation, mounted antique photograph of New York Jack O'Brien as he looked at the height of his career (circa 1900).
Full description: This is an original, first generation mounted photograph. Bold, clear image. Not creased. Tack hole at top of mount. Edge, corner, and surface wear. Clean. 4" x 5 3/4" photo on mount of 5" x 7 1/4."
Size: 5 x 7 1/4
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - -
Condition: very good
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