DEMPSEY, JACK ORIGINAL ANTIQUE PHOTO (EARLY 1920'S TRAINING)
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 photograph of Jack Dempsey in fight pose at his training camp in the early 1920's. This is an original, mounted, first generation photograph. Bold, clear image. Not creased or torn. Discoloration at lower left and part of photo missing in corner. Otherwise clean. Terrific image. 6" x 8."