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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.
"I believe in a God who doesn't need heavy financing." Irwin M. Fletcher, Fletch Lives, 1989
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.