SCHMELING, MAX WIRE PHOTO (1937-PLANNING BRADDOCK 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 antique wire photo of Max Schmeling planning his bout with Jim Braddock. This antique wire photo is 7" x 9" and is in fine condition. There are small creases along the edges and in the corners. There is a small rip along the top edge and upper left side.