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Antique 18th Century Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial Compass Augsburg

Antique 18th Century Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial Compass Augsburg


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Rare Authentic Antique mid-18th century, Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial, Compass by Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, Germany. A compass with brass dial and blued steel needle mounted on the centre of the brass octagonal horizontal plate finely engraved with scrolled ornamentation. Circular base-plate signed, on reverse “And Vogl” for Andreas Vogler of Augsburg, and engraved with latitudes of several cities Eleva Poli = Elevatio Poliarum (latitude of cities) Augsburg Paris 48, Cracau (Kracow) 50. CONDITION: In good condition and shape considering its age, with signs of age and usage. WIDEST DIAMETER: 5.4 cm (2.13 inches).