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Watch

Description

Silver watch in tin case inscribed 'J.P.J.' on the back, a gift to John Paul Jones from C.R. Arbigland in 1765, with a letter dated Nov 4th 1846 from Walter Peacock of Aberlady to Alice saying that he had just received the watch

Museum reference

M.1955.577

Collection

Warfare and Defence

Object name

Watch, Case, watch, Letter

Date

1765 - 1846

Materials

Silver, Glass, Tin, Paper

Physical description

Silver; glass broken; inscribed / tin; with paper in ball of case

Associations

Non-British forces, inc. Imperial and Colonial: United States Navy
Previous owner: John Paul Jones
Sender of watch: C.R. Arbigland
Author: Walter Peacock of Aberlady

Exhibitions

  • Future Museum (01 Jun 2007)
    World Wide Web

Links to other web pages

Future Museum

On display

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