07-16-2011 07-16-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2555M Marlborough
July 16, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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German Octagonal Brass Pocket Sundial

$356$300
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2555M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 16, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

German Octagonal Brass Pocket Sundial, late 18th century, engraved compass dial plate with cardinal points in block letters, engraved surround, latitude scale, needle gnomon and hour ring, and latitudes of major cities engraved on back surface all in a period card box, max. dia. boxed, 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $200-400

needle gnomon and hour ring hinge needs a new pin, card carrying case in very used condition.