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Sotheby’s to auction world’s largest ruby in New York in June

17 April 2023 - 16:22 By Jessie Pang

The largest ruby in the world to come to auction will be offered by Sotheby's in New York in June, the auction house said at a preview in Hong Kong, and is estimated to achieve more than $30m (about R548.4m)...

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