DEMPSEY, JACK-JESS WILLARD SEATING CHART (WITH JIMMY DEFOREST LETTER ON BACK)

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Regular price $750.00

: 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 seating chart for the event with a letter signed by Jimmy DeForest on the back.
This is an original seating chart from the Dempsey-Willard bout in 1919.The cahart measures 11 inches by 11 1/4 inches.The chart has small tears on both side edges.The chart has browning from age.The back contains a letter from Jimmy DeForest in pencil to a relative predicting that Dempsey would win by KO.The chart has been folded into a square that measures 5 1/2 inches by 6 inches.Nice piece of Boxing history.

Size: 11 x 11 1/4

Condition: very good