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 signed letter from Schmeling typed in German and dated 1956. This is a letter from Schmeling typed in German and signed by Schmeling in 1956.The letter measures 6 inches by 7 inches.The letter has a fold in the middle from being mailed.The letter has an 8 1/2 inch by 11 inches page stapled to it that has the translation in English.The signature is in blue ink and perfect.