Name: DEMPSEY, JACK-GEORGES CARPENTIER WIRE PHOTO (1921-CONTRACT SIGNING)
History: Georges Carpentier fought Jack Dempsey for the Heavyweight Title on July 2,1921 in front of over 80,000 people at Boyle's Thirty Acres in Jersey City, New Jersey. Dempsey won the fight by stopping the smaller Carpentier in the 4th round. This was the first million dollar gate in boxing history. Offered here is an original wire photo which depicts the two fighters signing the contract for the fight as their managers Jack Kearns (Dempsey) and Bernard Descamps (Carpentier) look on.
Full description: This is an original Underwood & Underwood wire photo with their stamp on back. No caption. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Crease in lower right corner. 6 1/2" x 8 3/4."
Size: 6 1/2 x 8 3/4
Categories: Antique Photographs (Pre-1930) - Carpentier, Georges - Dempsey, Jack
Condition: very good
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