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 wirephoto of Jack Dempsey in Toledo, prior to his bout with Willard.
This antique wirephoto 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 in the corners. There is a vertical crease in the center of the photo and there is some soiling along the top edge. No rips or tears.