A fine inclining dial by Silberrad,London,circa 1800

A fine inclining dial by Silberrad,London,circa 1800

Stock Number: 1827

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A fine silvered and brass inclining dial in a fitted leather case by Charles Silberrad,London,circa 1800.

Dimensions

dial 90mm diameter

Circa

1800

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Portable Sundials, Timekeeping

Description

The silvered hinged dial plate is signed Silberrad,London,for Charles Silberrad who worked at Leadenhall St and 34 Aldgate between 1799 and 1834,the gnomon support arcs are engraved with a geometric pattern securing a sprung and hinged brass  gnomon .The silvered latitude index arm is engraved for 0-60 degrees.The finely engraved compass dial has a bar needle with capstan boss and a needle dampening arm operated via an external cam lever for transit.The domed deep burgundy leather case is velvet lined and is secured with two brass hooks and eyelets and a single pinned brass hinge

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GB Barry Taylor

Globeworkshop was established some 30 years ago to service the restoration requirements of dealers in scientific instruments. I am also a collector and dealer.

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