HISTORY: 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 promotional photo of Max Schmeling.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This is an original, 8" x 10" promotional photo of Max Schmeling in full fight pose. Bold, clear image. Mild creases in corners. Small tear on right border. Some minor spotting. Boldly signed in ink, "To John Costello with best wishes and good luck from Max Schmeling Korfelt 27/5 49."