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Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney Memorabilia Collection

Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney Memorabilia Collection

<p>Offered is a nice group of memorabilia, principally photographs,covering the intersecting careers of Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney, bestknown for their title fights in 1926 and 1927. The lot includes anoriginal official promotional photo from Dempsey-Tunney II featuring thetwo champs and HOF promoter Tex Rickard superimposed over Soldier Fieldin Chicago, original movie stills from the film &ldquo;The Prizefighter andthe Lady,&rdquo; in which Dempsey served as a "referee," a complete set ofGerman-made Dempsey-Tunney II transfer stamps depicting the Long Countbout, a rare 1924 Universal Film Exchanges promotional letterhead forDempsey&rsquo;s Fight and Win movie serial, original photographs of Dempsey byApeda and Paul Thompson, and much more. A full list is posted on ourwebsite.</p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1921 Dempsey portrait by Paul Thompson</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1920s Apeda double-weight Dempsey portrait with Apeda price list on back</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1920s Apeda double-weight Dempsey portrait</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1920s Gus Wilson training facility promotional photo of Dempsey with Belgian fighter Pierre Charles</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1920s 5 x 7 Jack Dempsey movie studio mail reply photo</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1924 Universal Film Exchanges promotional letterhead for Dempsey&rsquo;s Fight and Win movie serial</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1925 Gene Tunney 5 x 7 fighter issued promotional photo</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1926 Gene Tunney training photo</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1926 movie lobby card of Gene Tunney in &ldquo;The Fighting Marine&rdquo;</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1927 German transfer stamps complete sheet/set Dempsey-Tunney II</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1933 movie stills from The Prizefighter and the Lady (2) w/Dempsey, Baer, Carnera, Jeffries, Willard</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1935 Brown &amp; Bigelow blotter Dempsey-Tunney II</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1936 Rippled Wheat 4 x 5 Jack Dempsey photo premium </span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1945 snapshot of Jack Dempsey and Jim Jeffries w/notes and signature on back by Bill Aiton (fmr. MLB Player)</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1920s still of Dempsey and his second wife Estelle Taylor</span></p><p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">1939 news photo of Hannah Dempsey visiting Jack in hospital</span></p>

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