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Lot # 201: 1928 Mexican Cafe Photograph Dedicated to Jack Dempsey

Starting Bid: $50.00

Bids: 2 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2021 Summer Kickoff Pop-Up",
which ran from 6/13/2021 7:00 PM to
6/27/2021 11:00 PM

Written, "Compliments of Central Cafe, Juarez, Mexico 8-22-28." Given by cafe in Mexico to Jack himself, this is a photo of a wall of the Cafe bar (21x25" framed). Features huge display photo promoting the 1927 Dempsey versus Tunney Heavyweight Championship at Chicago's Soldier Field, plus photos of horse racing, bullfighting, Jack Dempsey, and Ziegfield Follies showgirls (great combo). In center is a photo wrapped in patriotic ribbons of Al Smith, who ran for President that year (lost to Hoover). There are two tiny holes where photo was hung from wall.

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