SCHMELING, MAX WIRE PHOTO (1932-TRAINING FOR SHARKEY)
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 wire photo of Max Schmeling in Kingston, New York doing road work with his trainer Max Machon as he prepared for his second fight with Jack Sharkey This is an original ACME Newspictures wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Clean front and back. Clear, bold image. Not creased or torn. Minor edge and corner wear. 6" x 8."