DEMPSEY, JACK ANTIQUE PHOTO (1919-PRIOR TO WILLARD FIGHT)
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 an antique photo of Jack Dempsey in Toledo, prior to his bout with Willard.
This antique photo of Jack Dempsey is 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." There are small creases in the corners and along the edges. There are tack holes along the edges and there is a rip along the right side. There are marks on the photo from where it was used in print.