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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, by Benjamin Cole, London, c. 1760

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Inventory Number: 16269
Object Type:
Persons: Benjamin Cole
Date Created: c. 1760
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Circular base plate with three levelling feet on which turns a circular plate with inset compass (with two levels), two alternate slit and thread sights and four columns supporting a horizon ring and an equinoctial ring.
Primary Inscriptions: "COLE Maker Fleet Street LONDON" in compass bowl.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and silvered brass

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