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Inventory no. 77144 - Former Display Label

?German DIPTYCH DIAL
1612

Ivory, brass, etc.; compass-card printed from an engraved plate. Signed, "* R H *"; dated, "AN*NO* 16*12*".

Includes: 1. Nocturnal, universal equinoctial dial (gnomon missing), and table of latitudes; 2. Southern part of the equinoctial dial and table of latitudes; 3. Horizontal string-gnomon dial, table of latitudes and compass; 4. Lunar volvelle (of brass, fixed over an unfinished scale for a lunar volvelle engraved on the ivory).

[I. 97]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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