Name: GREB, HARRY & JAMES "RED" MASON (MANAGER) ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH
History: Harry Greb known as "The Human Windmill" for his tenacious boxing style won the World Middleweight Championship on August 31, 1923 over Johnny Wilson. He successfully defended it five times before losing to Tiger Flowers on February 26, 1926. A few months after losing the rematch to Flowers he was involved in an auto accident. He died on October 22, 1926 from complications in surgery. His career posted 264 victories including notables like Gene Tunney, Mickey Walker, Tommy Loughran and Jimmy Delaney. Presented here is an original, first generation photo depicting Harry Greb and his manager James "Red" Mason after discussing the possibility of the middleweight champion fighting world heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey. Circa 1923.
Full description: This is an original, first generation photograph. Bold, clear image. Not torn. Tiny crease in upper left corner. Small pin hole on left white border. Clean front and back. Minor edge and corner wear. 8" x 10."
Size: 8 x 10
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Greb, Harry -
Condition: very good
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