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 Apeda Studio antique photograph of Jack Dempsey. This Apeda Studio of New York photograph pictures Jack Dempsey as champion in the 1920's wearing period dress. Sepia tone measuring 11" x 14" and has been professionally framed. No rips, tears or creasing. Particularly sharp image. Magnificent in every detail.