Objects 100 years old or older

Challenge #65 in the Verbs , action, and misc topics series. Hosted by barb_s.
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Show us something you have come across or own that is very old. Tell us about it if you wish. And when you photograph it, try to be creative with lighting and composition so that you have made a photo of interest, not just a snap shot.
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Pocket watch
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Dating from around 1900 , maybe a few years later. Silver casing with a 800 mark. Engraved : "Ancre de precision, 15 rubis, Spiral Breget" . The watch face has an unusual marking of 12 hours in roman and 24 hours in decimal ciphers . Submitted: Wednesday, 19th March, 2014 12:41 (
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Submitted: Wednesday, 19th March, 2014 12:58 (GMT)
Taken: Wednesday, 19th March, 2014
Focal length: 90 mm
Shutter speed: 1/160 sec
Aperture: F9
ISO: 1000
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