Regular price $1,100.00

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. Presented here is a signed photograph of Jack Dempsey featuring one of his most famous poses.
This is a first generation, sepia tone photograph of Jack Dempsey in one of his most famous poses with his robe draped around him. Done by the notable Apeda Studios of New York. 7 1/2" x 9 1/2". No creases, rips or tears. Exceptionally sharp image. Fine condition. Signed in bold fountain pen ink, "To Dot Myers A Clever Girl Best Regards Jack Dempsey." As he appeared as World Heavyweight Champion. Professionally framed and ready to hang.

Size: 7 1/2 x 9 1/2

Condition: near mint