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Inventory no. 72160 - Former Display Label

German DIPTYCH DIAL
1603

Ivory, gilt brass, etc. Signed, "PAVLVS.REINMAN.FACIEBAT", with his mark, {crown symbol}, and "R" for 'Nuremberg"; dated "1603".

Includes: 1. Combined wind-rose (vane missing) and undiversal equinoctial dial (gnomon missing), table of Julian and Gregorian epacts, and compass viewing-hole; 2. Vertical pin-gnomon dial showing the Sun's declination and the length of the day, vertical string-gnomon dial, and the southern part of the equinoctial dial; 3. Horizontal string-gnomon dial, cup-dial for Italian and Babylonian hours, and compass; 4. Table of latitudes.

[G. 234]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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