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Inventory no. 44205 - Former Display Label

German HORIZONTAL STRING-GNOMON DIAL
1572

Gilt and silvered brass. Signed, "*VS* 1572*" [i.e., Ulrich Schniep].

Made for latitude 44°30'.

On top of the cover is a lunar volvelle and aspectarium. Inside the cover is a table inscribed, "QVANTITAS DIEI ET SIGNA ZODIACI AD ELEVATIO: POLI XXXXVI GRAD ... ".

The base of the case is decoratively engraved.

[G. 382]
Lewis Evans Collection.

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