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Inventory no. 34773 - Former Display Label

German EQUINOCTIAL DIAL

Silver and gilt brass. Signed, "M. T. Hager รข Arnstadt"; undated.

When the pointer is set to the correct latitude and a small catch is depressed, the hour-ring springs up to the correct elevation for the latitude, and the gnomon automatically adjusts itself at right angles to the plane of the hour-ring.

[G. 482]
Lewis Evans Collection

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