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Watches given as gifts by two members of American “royalty”--an Omega Constellation owned by Elvis Presley as well as a Patek Philippe from former vice president of the United States Nelson Rockefeller--will highlight Antiquorum’s upcoming watch auction in New York. 
The Henry Graves Supercomplication, the most complicated watch ever made entirely by human hand, cemented its status as the most valuable watch in auction history when it sold for $24 million at Sotheby’s Geneva Tuesday. 
A Rolex Sea-Dweller Ref. 1665 that once belonged to oceanographer and filmmaker Philippe Cousteau Sr. exceeded its pre-sale estimate when it sold for $183,750 at Antiquorum Tuesday.  
An 18-karat gold Rolex Oyster Ref. 6305 wristwatch given to former President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951 failed to sell last Wednesday, as bidding did not reach the reserve price established by the seller. 
One of the earliest-known Rolex Sea-Dweller Ref. 1665 watches that belonged to filmmaker and oceanographer Philippe Cousteau is expected to fetch up to $150,000 when it hits the auction block at Antiquorum Auctioneers later this month.  
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