DEMPSEY, JACK ORIGINAL WIRE PHOTO (1919-TRAINING FOR WILLARD)
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. The motion picture film of the fight was censored and not shown for twenty years. Offered here is an original, first generation photo which depicts Jack Dempsey at his training camp. This is an original, first generation photo. Bold, clear image. Clean with mount marks on back. Not creased or torn. Minor edge wear. 8" x 10."