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Inventory no. 35738 - Former Display Label

?Hungarian HANGING DIAL.
17th century.

Brass. Unsigned and undated.
For latitude 52(35'. The gnomon is set to the date, according to the calendar scale on the left edge of the instrument. Directed towards the sun, a spot of light is thrown by the gnomon on the hour(scale on the right. The time in ordinary hours as read may be converted to Italian hours, by means of a scale, used in conjunction with the arm of the gnomon, on the other side of the instrument.
From the Michel Collection.

Billmeir Collection no. 32.

Case: UG 6.

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