Jimmy Britt was born on October 5 1879 in San Francisco. He defeating Battling Nelson on December 20, 1904 to win the Lightweight Championship of the World. He retired after losing to Johnny Summers on July 31, 1909. Presented here is a signed photo of Jimmy Britt. Jimmy Britt has signed this 10 3/4" x 12 3/4" mounted photo in black ink. He has inscribed the photo, "To my friend Johnny Mahoney from Very Truly Yours, Jimmy Britt. World's Featherweight Champion. Boston Mass, May 28, 1904." There are rips along the edges of the mount that have been taped. Clean signature.