DEMPSEY, JACK ORIGINAL STUDIO PHOTOGRAPH (AS CHAMPION)
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. Offered here is an original studio photograph of Jack Dempsey taken as heavyweight champion. This is a beautiful original studio photograph of Jack Dempsey. Stamped in lower right corner by Kenyon Martin (photographer) of Kansas City. Minor edge and corner wear. No creases or tears. Beautiful, bold image. Printed on heavy stock. 8" x 10."