Regular price $400.00

On September 22, 1927, in Chicago heavyweight champion Gene Tunney defended his title against the man he took it from a year earlier, public favorite Jack Dempsey. There was great attention from the public for this rematch despite Tunney's easy win a year earlier. In round seven of the rematch Dempsey dropped Tunney, but ignored referee Dave Barry's instruction to go to a neutral corner. This afforded Tunney a chance to recover. The fight was forever more known as the "Long Count." Offered here is an original, first generation photo date stamped September 16, 1927 (6 days before the fight) depicting Jack Dempsey at his training camp at White Sulphur Springs in upstate New York as he prepared for this historic bout with Gene Tunney.
This is an original, first generation photograph. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Crease in upper right corner. Small clipped corners at lower right and left border corners. 8" x 10." Wonderful image.

Size: 8 x 10

Condition: very good