Antique Floating Card Sundial Compass Pantochronometer D.L. Smith’s 1870

Antique Floating Card Sundial Compass Pantochronometer D.L. Smith’s 1870

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Regular price $326.00 $235.00 Sale

This is a scarce example of pocket floating card sundial compass pantochronometer or “Magnetic Time Keeper”. The case has the makers mark on the bottom “D.L. Smith’s  Patent August 23 1870”. This particular piece has a wonderful brass press fit case and paper floating card with brass gnomon. Some oxidation present on the paper dial. Dimensions: 40 mm diameter and 20 mm height.