DEMPSEY, JACK-JESS WILLARD ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1919)
On July 4,1919 on a blazing hot day in Toledo, Ohio Jack Dempsey ushered in a new era in boxing with his devastating victory over Jess Willard, then Heavyweight Champion. As America was at the dawn of the exciting "roaring 20's" it had a new and exciting champion to go with it, Jack Dempsey. Presented here is an original antique wirephoto from this fight. This original wirephoto from the Dempsey-Willard bout is 6 1/2" x 8." There are two small rips along the top edge and there is a small rip along the bottom edge. Clean image with no creases.