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Jack Dempsey's 1927 Culver City Trophy (21" tall)

Jack Dempsey's 1927 Culver City Trophy (21" tall)

This is a beautiful two-piece sterling on bronze loving cup presented to former heavyweight champion Jack Dempsey while he was still an active fighter, a month before one of his most famous bouts. It was the “long count” rematch with Gene Tunney. Ornately etched cup states, “Greetings to Jack Dempsey, a Fighting Man from Culver City, California, August 4, 1927” on the front. Silver plate, which crosses the center of this sentiment, is engraved, “Culver City Boxing Arena.” Toward the bottom of the front of the cup is a sterling boxer in fight pose. The engraved commemoration is surrounded in sterling border, a design which is repeated on the back of the cup. The cup has a beautiful brown sheen and is in fine condition with virtually no flaws. Any trophy given to a fighter of the stature of Jack Dempsey is rare, particularly to those while he was still an active fighter. LOA signed by boxing expert, Craig Hamilton.

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