GENE TUNNEY - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 12/26/1953 - HFSID 266267
GENE TUNNEY World Heavyweight Champion. Typed Letter signed: "Gene", 1p, 7¼x10½. On letterhead of Denman Tire & Rubber Company. New York, N.Y., 1953 December 26. To Robert Gros, San Francisco, California.
Sale Price $396.00
World Heavyweight Champion.
Typed Letter signed: "Gene", 1p, 7¼x10½. On letterhead of Denman Tire & Rubber Company. New York, N.Y., 1953 December 26. To Robert Gros, San Francisco, California. In full: "The happy holiday crunching from Bob Gros really arrived, and it was even better than the Thanksgiving celery! Many thanks. Trust this reaches you before the great day. - Know that all the Tunneys will be thinking of you on the 31st." GENE TUNNEY was World Heavyweight Champion from 1926 to 1928, when he retired. He defeated Jack Dempsey in a 10-round title bout (September 2, 1926), and also won a 10-round rematch one year later. ROBERT R. (BOB) GROS was National Director of the Navy League of the United States from 1949-1972. He participated in the birth of the U.N. in San Francisco in 1945 and was an advisor to the Commander in Chief of the Pacific Fleet. Stray ink mark in blank lower margin. Fine condition.
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