Saved by a pocket watch

We’ve all seen old western films where a pocket watch saves the protagonist by blocking a bullet. I thought that only happened in the movies. Here’s an interesting real life case of it happening from the Philadelphia Enquirer dated Dec. 6, 1865.



  1. Tina Mintz says:

    That’s incredible. The poor guy loses his money but watch saves his life. The creeps beat him senseless and he still lives. That was a LOT of money 150 yrs ago. But… There are a lot of Republican oil men that need to be beat senseless today. Lol

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