How Admiral Nelson’s ‘Victory Watch’ Won Britain the Battle of Trafalgar

This is the watch used by the great British hero, Admiral Horatio Nelson, to orchestrate one of history’s greatest naval battles. Carried with him during the Battle of Trafalgar and retrieved from his wounded body before he died, this Josiah Emery Pocket Watch is a highlight of our upcoming Treasures sale (4 July, London). Click here for more Treasures videos.

 

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