JACK DEMPSEY SIGNED / INSCRIBED 1925 VINTAGE LARGE FORMAT APEDA PHOTO
Jack Dempsey was born on June 24, 1895 in Manassa, Colorado. He defeated Jess Willard on July 4, 1919 to win the World Heavyweight Title and held the title until September 23, 1926 when he lost to Gene Tunney. Dempsey announced his retirement in February of 1928 with a final record of 64-6-9 with 49 KO’s. Presented here is an original, oversized Apeda Studio photograph of Jack Dempsey which he has signed and inscribed, while he was Heavyweight Champion of the World, to his close friend Ernest M. Drury, a Hotel Proprietor in San Francisco, CA.