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Diptych Dial, by Paul Reinmann, Nuremberg, 1601

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Inventory Number: 53735
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: Paul Reinmann (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1601
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/74
Brief Description: 1a wind rose and compass viewing hole; 1b vertical pin gnomon dial (gnomon missing) and table of latitudes; horizontal string-gnomon dial for 39, 42, 45, 48, 51, 54° and compass; 2b blank except for line decoration.
Primary Inscriptions: "PAVLVS REINMAN NORIMBERGAE", "1601" and crown mark on face 2a.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
85 68 13 mm

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