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. It is an International photo. This original antique wirephoto of Jack Dempsey is 6 1/2" x 8 1/4." There are pencil marks on the photo from when it was used in print. There are 6 tack holes along the edges. The corners are slightly soft and there is some light soiling along the top edge.