Regular price $1,500.00

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 exhibition program while he was champion. He fought Jimmy Darcy on July 26, 1922. It is the only known copy to surface and is extremely rare.
This exhibition program is 6" x 9" and is 26 pages in length. There is some writing in pencil on the scorecard and there is some light soiling on the front cover. The program is vertically creased in the center where it was folded and there are smaller creases along the binding and in the corners. The center page has been separated from the binding. No rips or tears.

Size: 6 x 9

Condition: excellent