Diptych dial, leaves Ib and IIa by Paul Reinmann

Diptych dial, leaves Ib and IIa

Paul Reinmann

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Diptych dial, leaves Ib and IIa

Diptych dial for latitudes 5-70 North for equinoctial dial (49 North for the horizontal and vertical dial). Rectangular ivory dial consisting of two leaves that fold flat when not in use. Leaf Ia features a standard windrose (see related terms), inside of which is set a lunar volvelle. Stamped above and below the windrose is an instruction in German: 'If I, the compass, am to point correctly, then do not use me near iron'. On the right-hand side of leaf Ib is a degree scale for use with the equinoctial dial. A black string gnomon is attached between the inner surfaces of the two leaves. It carries the horizontal dial and a single dial for Italian and Babylonian hours with a brass pin gnomon. Leaf IIb contains a sizeable table of latitudes for places in Europe. Reinmann's maker's mark - a crown - appears twice at the base of the table, and on leaf Ib the dial is signed 'PAVLVS REINMAN NORIMBER GÔòá├í FACIEBAT.'.
Paul Reinmann

  • Image reference: F1332-2

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