Regular price $2,500.00

Sam Berger turned professional following the Olympic Games but fought pro for only two years; As a professional fighter, he had good boxing technique but lacked substantial hitting power when pitted against the better professionals His most notable fight was a six-round no decision bout in 1906 against the Light-Heavyweight Champion, "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien; Following his retirement, he worked as a sparring partner for Jim Jeffries during 1909-1910 when Jeffries was training for his comeback against Jack Johnson.Six years after retiring, Jeffries made a comeback on July 4, 1910 at Reno, Nevada. He fought champion Jack Johnson, who had staked his claim to the heavyweight championship by defeating Tommy Burns at Rushcutters Bay in Australia in 1908.Presented here is an antique photo of Berger and Jeffries in 1909.
This antique photo od Jeffries and Berger measures 5 innches by 7 inches and is mounted to an original studio frame that measures 8 inches by 11 inches.The photo is clean,no creases.The cardboard fram shows minor edge and corner wear.Th eframe has the original studio markings imprinted on the froant.On the back of the frame only are the names of the boxers written in red pen.The photograh itself is in great shape and maeked copyrighted 1909, Otto Sarony co.The images are vivid.

Size: 8 x 11

Condition: excellent