Pierre Le Maire Sundial in travelling case, C 1740

Pierre Le Maire Sundial in travelling case, C 1740

Stock Number: 360323 A


A special Sundial of Pierre Le Maire A Paris, C 1740.


Case 9,5 x 8 cm



Country of manufacture


Categories: Timekeeping, Scientific, Portable Sundials


A special brass Sundial of “Pre Le Maire A Paris”, C 1740. The dimensions of the are 6.7 x 8 cm, the regular sundials are of smaller size (6 x 6.5 cm). The French octagonal travel/Pocket Sundial is in a leather sheath that covered with green velvet. The imprint of the Sundial are visible in the velvet. On the backside are the latitudes engraved for the setting of the pointer of different cities in Europe. Look for shop information on websitepage <strong><em>www.vanleestantiques.com</em></strong>

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NL Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques

Van Leest Antiques, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, specialises in antique scientific and medical instruments. Their collection covers mainly scientific and medical antique instruments: barometers, globes and planataria, nautical instruments, anatomical models, and pharmacy items. Toon Van Leest travels regularly in Europe and visits trade fairs, auctions, and antique dealers to collect stock and to find pieces to fulfil his clients' unusual requests.

As well as being an avid antique collector and dealer, Toon Van Leest is also a dentist. He believes that antiques are a stable investment, not reliant on trends or fashion, and have truly lasting value. Above all, he says, antiques are timeless and never lose their beauty.