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Theft of a gold pocket watch in a British antique shop is presented to the former president of the United States

Theft of a gold pocket watch in a British antique shop is presented to the former president of the United States

source london police

gold pocket watch from an antique shop in London, England, was stolen on the 12th.

The watch was given away by former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and worth nearly $27,000.

According to CNN, London police said at a press conference on the 15th that a man entered the antique shop in Pierrepont Arcade in Islington, north London, saying that he wanted to buy a vase.

After that, he wanted to Pay with a credit card, but failed. Police believe that the man opened the display cabinet and stole the pocket watch when the clerk put the vase back.

This pocket watch is made of 14k gold and is worth about $27,000. The front of the table is engraved with the coat of arms of the white-headed sea sculpture of the United States

And on the reverse is engraved with Wilson’s message: “In view of the humanitarian service provided by Charles Laurenson, captain of the British ship Nubia, on March 7, 1914, to rescue Captain Julia Trubi and crew of the United States sailboat, the United States President of the United States.

Police released pocket watches and photos of suspects. Officer Joshua Brown said that the owner of the pocket watch was very sad.

The item was handed down from their ancestors to generation, and hoped that the thief could return it as soon as possible.

Wilson served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921.

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