HISTORY: Packey O'Gatty was born on June 4, 1901 in Cannitello, Italy. He was a bantamweight contender in the 1910's and 1920's. During his career he fought Jack Dempsey, Jimmy McLarnin, and Jack Sharkey. He retired after an exhibition match with Jimmy McLarnin on July 27, 1928. Presented here is a signed photo.
FULL DESCRIPTION: Packey O'Gatty has boldly signed this 7 1/4" x 9 3/4" photo in black ink. He has inscribed it to Nat Fleischer, "To my Friend Nat Fleischer my choce for "Boxing's Czar" in America Sincerely Yours Packey O'Gatty Sept. 22, 1952 New York City." The upper left corner is creased. No rips or tears. Clean signature.