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LOT 423

Lot 423

German Gilt Brass Universal Equinoctial Compass Sundial, Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, 18th century

German Gilt Brass Universal Equinoctial Compass Sundial, Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, 18th century
Lot 423 Details
German Gilt Brass Universal Equinoctial Compass Sundial, Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, 18th century

signed on the underside, with city names and their latitudes, the dial of octagonal form with engraved scrolling leaf border, hinged hour ring, pin gnomon, adjustable latitude arc and inset compass with cardinal directions
2.25 x 2.4 in — 5.7 x 6 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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German Gilt Brass Universal Equinoctial Compass Sundial, Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, 18th century
  • German Gilt Brass Universal Equinoctial Compass Sundial, Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, 18th century

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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