From time to time in the world of sport certain objects take on added value, and in the last few days a pocket watch owned by the legendary baseball player, Babe Ruth, was sold at auction for over $700,000.

But that is small change in the grand scheme of sporting memorabilia.

There have been some truly staggering sums of cash handed over by individuals in the past looking to get their hands on a piece of sporting history.

And here GMS guides you through the top 10 most expensive items of all-time.

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