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Feb 23, 2014

Babe Ruth's Pocket watch sells for $700K


The pocket watch of Babe Ruth from the 1923 World Series was sold for a whopping amount of $717,000 on February 22, at the auction in New York City.
The 14-Karat gold pentagon shaped watch was bought by a telephone bidder who has chosen to remain anonymous. The watch was a part of  the set given to Babe Ruth and his Yankees teammates after they beat the New York Giants in the 1923 World Series.