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Inventory no. 42143 - Former Display Label

Italian NOCTURNAL with a sundial and a lunar volvelle and aspectarium.

1589 A.D.

Brass. Signed, "Ants. Geminus f: Romae. 1589". On the back (which is shown) is a Geminus dial, an uncommon type of altitude dial without gnomon. The plumb line is missing.

[I. 30]
(Lewis Evans Collection)

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