DEMPSEY, JACK TRANING CAMP WIRE PHOTO (SPARRING-EARLY 1920'S)
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 wire photogrpah of Jack Dempsey in a sparring session during the early 1920's. This is an original International Film Service Company wire photo with their stamp on the back. No caption. No creases. Bold, clear image. Has edge and corner wear. Minor border tears with no paper loss. Clean front and back. 5 5/8" x 7 1/2."