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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, German?, c. 1750

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Inventory Number: 37904
Object Type: Object
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection  Sundials Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1957-84/225
Brief Description: Base plate with three levelling feet, plumb level, concealed sliding compass box and notched cursor sliding in latitude slot (35-60°); hinged hour plate with folding strut on underside, index arm with geared minute dial and declination scale with index and sights. With original fitted wooden case with lock and key.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
196 140 mm


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