BRITTON, JACK-FLOYD JOHNSON-JOE BENJAMIN ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1925)
On February 23, 1925 at Recreation Park in San Francisco Joe Benjamin and Jack Silver met in the first of the elimination bouts for the lightweight championship. Benjamin defeated Silver by ten round decision. Former welterweight champion Jack Britton and heavyweight Floyd Johnson worked with Benjamin to get him ready for the fight. Offered here is an original wire photo of Jack Britton, Joe Benjamin and Floyd Johnson posing three days before the fight with Silver. This is an original Pacific & Atlantic Photo wire photo with their stamp and caption on the reverse. Bold, clear image. Minor edge and corner wear. No creases or tears. Clean front and back. 6 1/2" x 8 1/2."