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Inventory no. 49305 - Former Display Label

German HORIZONTAL STRING-GNOMON DIAL
1613

Gilt and silvered brass. Signed, ".C.T.D.E.M. [i.e. Christoph Trechsler der Elter Mechanicus] .1613.".

Includes: 1a. a lunar volvelle and aspectarium; 1b. holes for setting the string-gnomon for latitudes 48°, 51° or 52°, and a symbolical engraving of 'GEOMETRIA'; 2a. hour-scales for latitudes 48°, 51° and 52° and a compass; 2b. a table of the latitudes of 24 places.

From the Michel Collection.

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Billmeir Collection no. 53

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