Butterfield dial by Nicolas Bion

Butterfield dial

Nicolas Bion

Fine art poster

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  • Amazing giclée print quality
  • 280gsm thick fine art print paper
  • 100+ year colour guarantee
  • Dimensions:
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    • by cm excluding border ( by in)

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We use a 280gsm fine art paper and premium branded inks to create the perfect reproduction.

Our expertise and use of high-quality materials means that our print colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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Manufactured in the UK

All products are printed in the UK, using the latest digital presses and a giclée printmaking process.

We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.

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We print everything to order so delivery times may vary but all unframed prints are despatched within 2-4 days via courier or recorded mail.

Delivery to the UK is £5 for an unframed print of any size.

We will happily replace your order if everything isn’t 100% perfect.

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Butterfield dial

Butterfield dial for latitudes 40-60. Standard three-scale dial (see related terms) except for the following details: set around a central acanthus decoration, the second hour scale is numbered 4-12, 1-8, and the third, V-XII, I-VII. On the compass, the cardinal and quadrantal points are named in French and it is offset 8 West of North to allow for magnetic variation. The gnomon is decorated with foliate engraving. The compass base and the remainder of the reverse side of the dial-plate are filled with a table of latitudes for places in Europe, including 'MosKou 55', 'St Malo 48' and 'Barcelonne 41'. It is signed 'N BION A PARIS'.
Nicolas Bion

  • Image reference: F1387-1

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