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Accession # SRM1983-48.10

Pocket sundial

1811


This sundial is made of solid brass with an internal magnetic compass. The top of the sundial is hinged and a curved scale is used to set the local latitude angle. The magnetic compass allows the sundial to be oriented North.




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