Compass dial, with lid by unknown

Compass dial, with lid


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  • 280gsm thick fine art print paper
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    • x cm excluding border ( x in)

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Compass dial, with lid

Compass dial for latitude 49 North. The brass dial is set into an ivory box with a screw-on lid over a revolving compass card. The dial-plate consists of a brass ring carrying the hour scale and an arc to support the gnomon at the centre. The brass gnomon is hinged, folds flat when not in use and is shaped and engraved on one side. There is a revolving compass card beneath the dial-plate, made of printed and painted card, displaying 32 points: the cardinal and intermediate points indicated by German initials. A central flower is surmounted by a brass pyramidal pivot and there is a glass plate over all.

  • Image reference: D8853

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