Ruth Gold Watch, Koufax Jersey Earn Tops Bids in SCP Auctions Spring Premier

Babe Ruth’s gold pocket watch from the 1948 celebration of the 25th anniversary of the opening of “The House That Ruth Built” sold for $650,108 in SCP Auctions’ spring offering which concluded early Sunday. The price marks one of the highest prices ever paid for a piece of jewelry and a top-10 price for a Ruth artifact. In total, the auction of more than 1,000 sports memorabilia items brought in $4.5 million.