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Magnetic Azimuth Dial, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 55369
Object Type:
Accession Number: 1957-84/115
Brief Description: Box with blank lid in which the compass needle rather than the hour scale is moved by the volvelle on the base.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass

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