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Gilbert and Sons Antique Brass Sundial Compass

Gilbert and Sons Antique Brass Sundial Compass

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Discover Timeless Elegance with the Gilbert and Sons Antique Brass Sundial Compass

Step back in time with the Gilbert and Sons Antique Brass Sundial Compass, a remarkable replica of an 18th-century portable time-keeping device. This exquisite piece captures the ingenuity of an era before the advent of pocket watches, making it a must-have for collectors and history enthusiasts alike.

Key Features of the Sundial Compass:

  • Fully Functional Sundial: While not intended for precise timekeeping, this sundial offers a glimpse into historical timekeeping methods. The gnomon, which casts the shadow, can be adjusted for latitude on a sliding scale.
  • Embedded Magnetic Compass: The instrument is oriented using the magnetic compass embedded in the base, enhancing its functionality and historical accuracy.
  • Enhanced Accuracy: For optimal accuracy, the sundial features a spirit level and height-adjustable legs to ensure it remains upright.

Beautifully Crafted Design

Encased in an antique-effect brass case with a 9cm diameter, this sundial compass is not just a functional instrument but also a stunning decorative item. Its intricate design and historical significance add a touch of elegance to any space, making it perfect for display in your home or office.

Ideal for Collectors and Enthusiasts The Gilbert and Sons Antique Brass Sundial Compass is perfect for collectors and history enthusiasts. It brings a touch of historical elegance and sophistication to any collection, serving as a conversation starter and a testament to the craftsmanship of a bygone era.

Order Your Sundial Compass Today Enhance your collection with this unique and historically significant piece. The Gilbert and Sons Antique Brass Sundial Compass is a beautiful blend of functionality and decor, capturing the spirit of the 18th century in a timeless design.

Product Code: M10032
Material: Brass
Finish: Antiqued brass
Reproduction: Yes
Working model: Yes
Dimensions: Dia: 9cm x Height: 4cm
Weight: 190g
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