SCHMELING, MAX WIRE PHOTO (1936-BEFORE FIRST LOUIS FIGHT)
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 wirephoto of Schmeling just befroe his fight with Louis in 1936. This is an original wirephoto of Max Schmeling in 1936.The photo measures 8 inches by 10 inches.The photo has some minor corner and edge creases.The back has the attached wire info dated 1936.The images are vivid.