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Biggles Buys a Watch is the fifth short story in the fourth anthology of Biggles Air Police short stories entitled Biggles and the Pirate Treasure. The anthology was first published in July, 1954 by Brockhampton.

SynopsisEdit

More out of sympathy than anything else, Biggles buys over a watch from an ex-serviceman of his who had been tricked into buying it. The watch leads him into a smuggling racket that has been "raining watches" all over Britain and France.

PlotEdit

The plot is described in detail in the article for Roderick McDew, the chief protagonist in the story.

CharactersEdit

The Special Air Police/Scotland YardEdit

  • Biggles
  • Algy Lacey
  • Ginger Hebblethwaite
  • Gaskin

OthersEdit

AircraftEdit

PlacesEdit

VisitedEdit

  • Balburnie, near Forres, Scotland

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