Hans Christoph Schissler jr
Hans Christoph Schissler, born before 1561, was the son of the renowned Augsburg instrument maker Christoph Schissler (the Elder). For some years after 1580, when he became master, he worked in his father's workshop. From 1585 to about 1590 he worked for the imperial court in Vienna, after which he settled in Prague where he was appointed clockmaker to the court in 1610.

He made clocks, astronomical compendia, surveying instruments, and celestial globes. Hans Christoph Schissler died after 1626.

For instruments by Hans Christoph Schissler jr, see:
   Gunner's Rule, Signed by Hans Christoph Schissler jr, Prague, Dated 1595 (Firenze, IMSS)
   Mathematical Compendium, Signed by Hans Christoph Schissler jr, German, Late 16th century (Firenze, IMSS)


E. Zinner, Deutsche und Niederl?ndische astronomische Instrumente des 11. bis 18. Jahrhunderts (2nd ed., Munich, 1967), pp. 520-1; M. Bobinger, Alt Augsburger Kompa?macher: Sonnen, Mond und Sternenuhren, astronomische und mathematische Ger?te, R?deruhren (Augsburg, 1966), pp. 115-8, and pp. 345-8.

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