10-11-2019 10-11-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3295M Marlborough
October 11, 2019 10:00AMCalender
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Fraser & Sons Equinoctial Sundial

$1,107$900
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Fraser & Sons Equinoctial Sundial, London, 19th century, 5 1/2-in. dia. folding engraved roman numeral hour ring marked "Fraser & Sons/London," latitude arc marked 0-60, folding stylized pierced gnomon, 4-in. engraved silvered compass with intercardinal points, blued-steel needle, dual inset vials, brass base plate with three adjustable feet.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

London, Ancient Greek astronomy, Ancient inventions, Cardinal direction, Clocks, Compass, Gnomon, Horology, Inventions, Qibla compass, Sundials, Technology, Time