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Inventory no. 70279 - Former Display Label

German DIPTYCH DIAL
1588

Ivory, gilt brass, etc. Signed, "HANS TVCHER"; dated, ".M . D . L . XXX . VIII .".

Includes: 1. Wind-rose and compass viewing-hole; inscribed, "HIC MARINVS COMPASSVS SEMITAM TERRA MARIQVE OSTENDIT"; 2. Vertical pin-gnomon dial showing the Sun's declination and the length of the day; 3. Horizontal string-gnomon dial adjustable for latitudes 39°, 42°, 45°, 48°, 51° & 54°, and compass; 4. Lunar volvelle.

[G. 204]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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