Gene Tunney was born May 25, 1897 in New York City. He won the American Light Heavyweight Title on January 13, 1922 in a bout with Battling Levinsky. He won the World Heavyweight Title on September 23, 1926 against Jack Dempsey. He retired after his July 26, 1928 fight with Tom Heeney in which he retained the World Heavyweight Title. His final record was 77-1-3 with 45 KO's. Presented here is a one page letter signed by Gene Tunney as champion.
Gene Tunney has signed this Gene Tunney letterhead as champion. It is a bold, black, fountain pen, ink signature. The letter has three creases where it was folded. Some light soiling on the left hand side but it does not affect the signature. The letter is 8.5" x 11".