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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



Warfare and Defence

Object name

Watch, Case, watch, Letter


1765 - 1846


Silver, Glass, Tin, Paper

Physical description

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


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


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