Regular price $450.00

HISTORY: On July 2, 1921 at Boyles Thirty Acres in Jersey City, New Jersey heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey defended his title against light heavyweight champion Georges Carpentier of France. In the million dollar gate in boxing history the bigger Dempsey prevailed by stopping Carpentier in the 4th round. Offered here is an original, first generation photo depicting the two shaking hands before the fight which has been boldly inscribed and signed in ink by Georges Carpentier. Authenticated by PSA/DNA.

FULL DESCRIPTION: This original, first generation photograph is stamped on the back by the European (publication). Bold and sharp image. Crease in lower right corner. Border wear on lower left border. Boldly signed in blue fountain pen, "To Mary Brown Georges Carpentier." Minor edge and corner wear. 8" x 10." Authenticated by PSA/DNA and comes with their label and full letter with cert # AL08984.

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: excellent