Zero Stock-Antique Pocket Sundial Compass Made in France
SOLD This is an excellent pocket sundial made in France in the last quarter of 1800's. The device was made to be used between latitudes 40 and 60 degree - this information is engraved on the hour dial and on the adjustable blade gnomon with a bird looking pointer inspired by the antique Butterfield sundials. The compass face has french cardinal points and a side locking system. The case is made of brass with some minimal wear Just a small oxidation spot is present on the compass face. Dimensions of the dial: 75 mm diameter and 18 mm height.