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Lot #1066
Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney

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Two items: TLS, signed “Gene Tunney, one page, personal letterhead, dated August 28, 1933. Letter to the Rye, New York Chief of Police. In part, “I have just received a letter from our friend Billy Osborne…he is afraid the banks are going to put a little pressure on him for the payment of outstanding notes. I hope this is imaginary”; and a vintage postcard photo of Dempsey in a jacket and tie, signed in green fountain pen. Matted with three photos, including one of ‘The Long Count,’ to an overall size of 21.5 x 17. In very good condition, with hole to facial area and scattered creasing to photo, and some light creasing and foxing to letter. Auction LOA Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #331 - Ended March 12, 2008