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 oversized Apeda studio photo circa 1925.
This antique Apeda studio photo of Dempsey measures 11 inches by 14 inches.There is some minor edge wear.The upper left corner has a piece loose but present.The back has some minor soiling.The apeda marking is present on he front.The image is vivid.