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.
This first generation, antique photo of Jack Dempsey at the ranch is 7" x 9 1/2." There is a rip in the upper right corner and there are creases in the corners and along the edges. There are vertical creases in the center of the photo.