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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 the Butterfield dials, may be adjusted for latitudes 40° to 60°.
The dial and compass are mounted on gimbals.
Under the compas are engraved the latitudes of 30 places.

[G. 346]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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