DEMPSEY, JACK RESTAURANT POSTCARD
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 posted victories in his career over Fred Fulton, Billy Miske, Georges Carpentier, Luis Firpo and Tommy Gibbons. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO's. Dempsey opened a famous restaurant in New York on Broadway during his retirement. Offered here is an original postcard from the Jack Dempsey Restaurant.
This is an original, unused postcard with a color rendering of the restaurant. Small crease in lower right corner. No tears. Some residue on back. Minor soiling. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2." Seldom seen issue.
Size: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2
Condition: very good