DEMPSEY, JACK & JIMMY DEFOREST ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO
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. Presented here is an original, first generation, antique photo of Jack Dempsey and his trainer Jimmy DeForest.
This original, first generation, antique photo of Jack Dempsey and Jimmy DeForest is 6 1/4" x 7 1/4." The corners are slightly soft and there is a crease in the upper right corner. There are marks on the photo from where it was used in print. No rips or tears.