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Equinoctial Dial, by Johann Martin, Augsburg, Late 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 40640
Object Type:
Persons: Johann Martin (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Late 17th Century
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/95
Brief Description: Augsburg type in a pocket watch type case of silver with broken silver hour ring secured in a gilt band. Angle of hour ring set by a winder of which only the pin remains, the degree indicated on a small dial with gilt hand and marked "Gradus Poli".
Primary Inscriptions: "Joha Martin Augspurg".
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt
silver and glass

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