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This awesome, solid brass, folding sundial with an internal magnetic compass and presentation leather case would make an elegant centrepiece for a desk/mantelpiece/coffee table.

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This brass sundial compass is a replica of the style used by early explorers and seafarers all over the world. The compass legs are adjustable to level on any surface. The leather case is embossed with with manufacturers details.
This piece can be used to calculate the time as well as the orientation. The top of the compass consists of a hinged plate that is calibrated in hours (from I to XII). Another scale (latitude scale) marks the minutes (from 0 to 60). The hinged top of the sundial can be set according to your local latitude angle. The magnetic compass allows the sundial to point North. The sundial's vane casts a shadow and marks the local time. The compass sits on three solid brass leveling screws and legs that can be adjusted. It would make a wonderful collectible or a usable gift or a conversational piece. Please note that although fully functional, it is not intended for accurate navigation.

Collectable - Great addition to any maritime collection.

Great for presentation/gift
Suitable for engraving on base

Product Features:
* Made of Solid Brass with natural Leather Case - Felt lined
* Quality craftsmanship
* Sundial is about 10cm (4") in diameter
* Compass lock for transporting
* Adjustable Legs & spirit level
* J.H. Steward - Strand London engraved plaque on base (1898)
* Leather Case 13cm (5") dia & 6.5cm (2 1/2") high
* Seasonal time adjustment chart engraved plaque on case lid
* Weight 445g
* Southern Hemisphere time markings
* Great Display Item & point of interest

*** Brand New High Quality Handmade Antique Reproduction ***

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