FINE ENGLISH INCLINING DIAL BY W & S JONES LONDON

FINE ENGLISH INCLINING DIAL BY W & S JONES LONDON

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VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF A PORTABLE INCLINING COMPASS SUNDIAL WITH THREE LEVELLING SCREWS IN ORIGINAL FISHSKIN CASE

Circa

1790

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Portable Sundials, Timekeeping

Description

FINE INCLINING DIAL SIGNED W & S JONES HOLBORN LONDON., EXCELLENT GOLD LACQUER, SILVERED COMPASS BOX WITH TWIN SPIRIT LEVELS DIVIDED IN FOUR  90 DEGREE QUADRANTS, SILVERED CHAPTER RING 4.1/2″ INCHES DIA. DARK GREEN VELVET LINED SHAPED FISHSKIN CASE WITH ORIGINAL BRASS HOOKS & EYES. CHAPTER RING DIVIDED IN 5 MINUTE DIVISIONS, LATITUDE QUADRANT 0 TO 60 DEGREES IN ONE DEGREE DIVISIONS

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GB MikeRead

Mike Read Antique Sciences

Based in Lelant, near St Ives, Cornwall, I have been trading since 1979, buying and selling scientific instruments and nautical antiques. Over the years I have acquired many rare and wonderful items for the trade and collectors alike. I hope this continues. Mike Read. Email: michaelread060@gmail.com

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