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. Offered here is a circa 1930's large format colorized photograph of Jack Dempsey. This colorized photograph depicts Jack Dempsey in his famous robe shot taken by the noted Apeda Studios in New York. Mounted on heavy cardboard. a few small scratches on the border. The corners are soft. No creases, rips or tears. Image and color remain bold. 16" x 20."