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The pocket watch given to Babe Ruth after the New York Yankees won the World Series in 1923 went for $717,000 at an auction held Saturday in New York City.
A Patek Philippe Ref. 5004A, one of only 50 of its kind, is expected to sell for as much as $645,000 at Antiquorum’s sale scheduled to take place Saturday at the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong.
Antiquorum’s auction held Wednesday in New York totaled $4.6 million. It was the top sale of the year here for the auction house, with a Patek Philippe watch that sold for more than $800,000 leading the way. 
A pocket watch from the mid-1800s connected to two legendary figures in the watch world sold for more than $1 million at Sotheby’s Important Watches sale held Tuesday in Geneva.
 
Sotheby’s upcoming watch auction will celebrate the legacy of horologist Abraham-Louis Breguet and include the sale of a highly complex and rare pocket watch.
 
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