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Astronomical Ring, German?, 18th Century

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Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 39762
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Gilt-brass; instead of sights this instrument has a slot and hole through which sunlight is allowed to fall on a spot marked diametrically opposite the hole. In case of shark-skin with green velvet lining.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt-brass
in shark-skin save

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