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Inventory no. 52022 - Former Display Label

German HORIZONTAL COMPASS-DIAL
c. 1730

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.

[G. 346]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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