A good timeline reference....

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Re: A good timeline reference....

Post by biglove » Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:53 pm

Two things always amaze me. The advanced state of technology of the past (of which so little is known and so much lost) and the unbelievable rapid advances made in the last ~100 years.
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Re: A good timeline reference....

Post by Mortuus Fakeuus » Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:19 am

Fascinating items; I particularly liked Elizabeth I's 'finger watch' with an 'alarm' that would scratch her finger when the desired time came. One assumes it would gently scratch the Monarch's finger...excellent stuff, Eduardo, many thanks for posting. 8)
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