HISTORY: 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. Offered here is an original souvenir postcard from 1919 which depicts the crowd and fighters in the ring before the start of this fight.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is a blank back, unused, real photo postcard. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Minor edge wear. 3 3/8" x 5 3/8."