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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, by Philippus Krembser, Völkermarkt, c. 1800?

Inventory Number: 48171
Object Type:
Persons: Philippus Krembser (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: c. 1800?
Place Created: Volkermarkt Austria Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Arch-shaped base with inset magnetic compass dial (floating compass card with horizontal dial; presumably replacing original needle); sprung folding plumb level (plummet missing); two levelling feet; folding latitude quadrant; hinged circular hour plate with rotating disc carrying scale of place names alidade with double folding gnomons.
Primary Inscriptions: "PHILIPPUS. KREMB[SE]R. GENTIFORI. FECIT" on rotating disc and "Stockert" on compass card.
Provenance: From the collection of Lewis Evans.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Silver and brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
104 100 mm

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