DEMPSEY, JACK ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO (1919-BEFORE WILLARD FIGHT)
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. Presented here is an original, first generation, antique photo of Jack Dempsey prior to his fight with Willard. This first generation, antique photo of Jack Dempsey is 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." The upper right corner is clipped and there are small creases along the edges. There are light marks along the photo from where it was used in print. There is a rip along the right hand edge.