May 27, 2021 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/27/2021
The ticket is framed with a complete story about the fight from a 1927 issue of The Washington Post by tonight was declared beaten by the man who won the title from him in a Philadelphia rainstorm a year ago, and who again was his master toight in the ring pitched in the center of Soldiers [sic] Field, with 150,000 witnessing the bout that was pugilism's $2,800,000 masterpiece under the peromotion of Tex Richard.” Shirley Povich. It begins: “Gene Tunney is still the heavyweight champion of the world, and Jack Dempsey, to fighting born, did not 'come back.' Judged by Referee Dave Barry and two nights of the Illinois Boxing Commission, at the end of ten rounds of fighting, Jack Dempsey The framed display measures 29 x 16 ½ inches, and the ticket measures 6 ¾ x 2 ½ inches. The ticket presents with moderate to heavy wear with edge wear, scuffing, staining and minor paper loss. Veryg Good to Excellent condition.
September 22, 1927, Gene Tunney vs Jack Dempsey World Heavyweight Championship Fight Ticket – Soldier Field, Chicago
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Minimum Bid: $150
Final prices include buyers premium: $0
Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Number Bids: 0
Auction closed on Thursday, May 27, 2021.
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