Max Schmeling was born on September 28, 1905 in Klein Luckaw, Brandenburg, Germany. He won the World Heavyweight Title on June 12, 1930 in a bout with Jack Sharkey. He also held the German Light Heavyweight, European Light Heavyweight and German Heavyweight Titles. He retired after losing to Richard Vogt on October 31, 1948 with a final record of 56-10-4 with 38 KO's. Presented here is an original, one page, typed letter signed by Max Schmeling eight days after winning the world heavyweight title. This is an original, one page, typed letter on Max Schmeling letterhead. Boldly signed in ink. Dated June 20, 1930. Has original folds. Minor stain at top center border. Minor edge and corner wear. 8 1/2" x 11."