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    1920's Exhibit Dempsey & Tunney Fight Scenes (16) With Dempsey Vs. Tunney Partial Set.
    Offered is a gallery of 16 Exhibit boxing cards featuring Jack Dempsey & Gene Tunney doing what they did best. As the dominant heavyweights of the 1920's, Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney were featured on a wide variety of cards. These cards include: Jack Dempsey/Showing his wrestling moves (1 card); Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons (3 cards) and Gene Tunney vs. Tom Heeney (2 cards); Dempsey v. Tunney (10 cards) - Partial Set 10 of 16 cards. Tunney and Dempsey had their rematch in 1927 in the famous "Long Count" bout when Dempsey failed to adhere to the new rule requiring retreat to a neutral corner in the event of a knockdown and Gene Tunney received four precious additional seconds to recover from Dempsey's attack. After Tunney won again, ESCO issued a 16-card set devoted to the Long Count fight. Grdaes 50% VG to EX, 50% lesser.


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