Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments
E.I. Dent's Portable Dipleidoscope or Meridian Instrument, London, 19th century, 4 1/4-in. square base with trough compass, spirit level, and double reflecting mirrors housed in a cone-shaped body, housed in its original mahogany box.
this instrument is used to determine the exact time at noon outdoors to set clocks and watches
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