DEMPSEY, JACK-GENE TUNNEY II SOUVENIR PIN (LONG COUNT-1927)
Jack Dempsey fought Gene Tunney for the second time on September 22, 1927 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Tunney won by decision after 10 rounds. The fight is remembered as the famous "Long Count" fight which resulted when Dempsey knocked Tunney down, but failed to get to a neutral corner allowing Tunney extra time to recover. Offered here is an original souvenir pin from this famous fight. This is an original, metallic, souvenir pin. Has a glove attached. Bold color and print. Pin firmly attached to back. Light foxing on back, otherwise clean. No dents. 1 1/2" diameter.