CORBETT, JAMES J. SIGNED PHOTOGRAPH (TO PROMOTER JAMES COFFROTH)
James J. Corbett was born on September 1, 1866 in San Francisco, California. He won the World Heavyweight Title from John L. Sullivan on September 7, 1892. He fought significant fights with Peter Jackson, Charley Mitchell and Robert Fitzsimmons. He retired after losing to Jim Jeffries on August 14, 1903 with a final record of 11-4-2 with 2 no contests and 7 KO's. Offered here s a signed photograph of James J. Corbett to promoter James Coffroth. This is a 1920's studio photograph of James J. Corbett by the notable Apeda Studios of New York. Image is bold. No creases or tears. Clean. Boldly inscribed and signed in fountain pen, "To My dear pal Jim Coffroth With warmest regards Jim Corbett April 17/31." 8" x 10." Professionally framed.