DEMPSEY, JACK & TOMMY GIBBONS SIGNED PHOTO
Regular price $1,000.00
HISTORY: Jack Dempsey fought Tom Gibbons on July 4, 1923. Dempsey won by decision after 15 rounds to successfully defend his World Heavyweight Title. The fight was held in Shelby, Montana and nearly bankrupted the town. It was forever more known as the "Rape Of Shelby." Offered here is an action photograph from this fight which has been signed by both Jack Dempsey and Tommy Gibbons.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is a second generation photograph. Bold, clear image. Signed in green ink by Dempsey, "To My friend Vince best of Luck Pal Jack Dempsey 8/24/60." Signed in green ink by Gibbons, "To Vince Hanley Yours in Sports Tom Gibbons St. Paul Minn." Signed and inscribed in ink on the back by Tommy Gibbons also. Small creases in three corners. Clean front and back. 8" x 10." The only photo sporting signatures of both fighters we have seen.
Size: 8 x 10
Condition: very good