Name: RICKARD, TEX & CHARLIE HARVEY WIRE PHOTO (SIGNING CONTRACT FOR TUNNEY_HEENEY FIGHT-1928)
History: On July 26, 1928 at Yankee Stadium in New York World Heavyweight Champion Gene Tunney defended his title against Tom Heeney. Tunney stopped Heeney in the 11th round. This would be Tunney's last fight as he announced his retirement a few days after the fight. Offered here is an original wire photo dated April 4, 1928 depicting promoter Tex Rickard and Heeney's manager Charlie Harvey signing the contract for this fight in Miami, Florida.
Full description: This is an original International News Phots wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased, but does have some compressions. Minor edge and corner wear. 6" x 8."
Size: 6 x 8
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Rickard, Tex -
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