Regular price $750.00

Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassas, 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. In his career Dempsey met and defeated Tommy Gibbons, Georges Carpentier, Fred Fulton, Billy Miske and Luis Firpo. 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 taken by the notable Apeda Studios of New York which has been signed by Jack Dempsey Taken by Apeda and signed by Dempsey when he was world heavyweight champion.
This is an original, first generation, studio portrait of Jack Dempsey taken in the mid 1920's by Apeda Studios of New York. Boldly signed in fountain pen ink, "Hello Frank Best wishes From Jack Dempsey World Champion. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Professionally framed. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2." LOA from James Spence (JSA).

Size: 6 1/4 x 9 1/2

Condition: excellent