JOHNSON, JACK-JESS WILLARD REAL PHOTO POSTCARD (1915)
On April 5, 1915 in Havana, Cuba World Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson fought Jess Willard. Under a grueling sun the two fought for 26 rounds when suddenly the giant Jess Willard stopped the aging Johnson with a hard straight right hand. Johnson later claimed to have thrown the fight, but most ring historians dismiss this claim. The fight was of great note. Offered here is an original, real photo postcard which depicts action during the fight. This is an original, unused, real photo postcard with AZO stamp on reverse. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Minor corner wear. Some writing on the back. 3 1/2" x 5 1/2."