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    1926 Babe Ruth's Hands Original Photograph by Louis Van Oeyen, PSA/DNA Type 1. The hands that launched 714 home runs are the subject of this intriguing study by renowned lensman Louis Van Oeyen, a variation on a Charles Conlon theme of super-close-ups that turn the athlete into a work of art. The black circle around Ruth's hands suggest that this detail once appeared in a period publication. Verso bears Van Oeyen's stamp, a handwritten notation and a "Sept 21 1926" date stamp. Dimensions are 8x6.5". Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Type 1.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $3,000 - up.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    August
    23rd Friday 10:00 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    August
    23rd Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    32 Days 19h 56m 31s
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: 3
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    This lot is in: 1 - Sports Collectibles Session
    (Lots 51001-51201) - 10:00 PM Central Time, Friday, August 23, 2019.
    (Internet bidding closes at 10:00 PM Central Time the evening the session begins, with extended bidding available.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $775
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $930.00 Minimum Next Bid: $800 ($960.00 w/ BP)
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