: 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 a signed letter from Schmeling typed in German and dated 1976. This is a typed letter in German signed by Schmeling.The letter measures 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches.the letter has the usal fold in a ltter and also has some creases and small tears on the top edge.The english translation is on a seperate sheet and included.The signature is in black marker and perfect.