Name: DEMPSEY, JACK SIGNED PHOTO
History: Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. He defeated Jess Willard on July 4, 1919 to win the World Heavyweight Title and held the title until September 23, 1926 when he lost to Gene Tunney. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO's. Presented here is a magnificent signed photograph of Jack Dempsey as he appeared at the height of his career.
Full description: This is a first generation, sepia tone studio portrait of Jack Dempsey as he appeared as World Heavyweight Champion. By the famous New York studio Apeda. Boldly signed in fountain pen ink, "To George Atkin Best Regards Jack Dempsey." 7 1/2" x 9 1/2". One small crack in the upper right corner outside of the image and autograph. Exceptionally sharp photograph and pose. Professionally framed and ready to hang.
Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2
Categories: Dempsey, Jack - Autograph - Antique Photographs (Pre-1930)
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