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present. PEOPLE WHO WEAR COSTLY WATCRES.-u Eng. lishmen do not buy many of the very costly watches i that are manufactured in this country," said a lead-, ing watchmaker to the writer. As a rule, they are bought by Americans, Russians, or Indian nobles, with whom expense is a matter of little importance. A little while ago, a watch was made in London for an Indian prince which probably cost about.RIAOO in all. It was a marvel of mechanical skill. and on the back of the case the Star of India was emblazoned in precious stones. Yes, it often takes several years to complete a complicated watch. There are thou- sands of delicate pieces of machinery to be made, and the watch, while in course of construction, has to pass through many hands. I have known a period of five years to elapse between the time that a watch was planned and the date of its completion. Here is a watch on which there is an enormous amount of labour. On your touching a spring it will chime the exact time to a minute. It also shows the day of the week and month, as well as the phases of the moon. A watch of that particular description costs 4&S50 to produce,Frcm Carsell's Saturday Journal for Sep. tember,

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