~FINE VICTORIAN MINIATURE IVORY DIPTYCH DIAL/SUNDIAL~

~FINE VICTORIAN MINIATURE IVORY DIPTYCH DIAL/SUNDIAL~

$750 US (OBO)

An unsigned, late Victorian, ivory diptych dial/sundial in it's original card case with corrections

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/2

Circa

1890

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Calculating, Calendars, Portable Sundials

Description

A fine late Victorian copy of a Diptych dial in ivory and gilt brass with corrections for seasons in the lid. 

Rarely if ever used. Perfect condition inside and out. Fully functional compass. Black card case with emerald green lining.

Not a reproduction. Guaranteed. Real ivory with grain. Gilded brass parts and a 19th century compass. 

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CA ScientificaOpticae

Scientifica Opticae

Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).

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