Inventory no. 52022 - Former Display Label
German HORIZONTAL COMPASS-DIAL
Gilt and silvered brass; with velvet-lined turned wooden case. Unsigned and undated.
The gnomon, which is similar to those on Butterfield dials, may be adjusted for latitudes 40°-60°.
The dial and compass are mounted on gimbals.
Under the compass are engraved the latitudes of 30 places.
Lewis Evans Collection.