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 beautiful studio photographic portrait of Gene Tunney which he has inscribed and signed.
Gene Tunney has boldly inscribed this beautiful 8" x 10" photo, "For James A Campbell with kind regards Gene Tunney." Small crease in the lower left hand corner and two very small rips along the top and bottom border. Slight soiling along the side of the image, not affecting signature.