Early Brass Sundial and Compass
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.