DEMPSEY, JACK WIRE PHOTO (1927-WEIGHING IN FOR TUNNEY)
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 an original antique wirephoto of Jack Dempsey weighing in for his fight with Tunney. It is an International Newsreel photo. This original antique wirephoto of Jack Dempsey is 8" x 10." The corners are slightly soft and there are small creases along the right side. Clean with no rips or tears.