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Early Brass Sundial and Compass

Price : £2,300.00
Circa 1720
Dimensions   49 x 52 x 15 mm         

An early 18th Century continental pocket combination brass sundial and compass in a leather case.  Octagonal brass body housing a circular compass with silvered dial, blue steel hand under a glass.  Folding circular sundial index supported by a crescent index marked in degrees.  Folding brass gnomon.  Engraved on the underside the latitudes of cities, "Elev a Poli - Langres 47 - Konigsbe 54 - Lisabon 39 -L Grafs".  Fitted in an octagonal leather carrying case.