8 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A universal sundial for southern latitudes
European for the South American market, 19th century
unsigned and undated, engraved hour band 8-12-4 and VIII-XII-IIII subdivided to quarter hour, latitude arc for [76°]-0°, two bubble levels, three screw feet, silvered compass 0°-360° subdivided by 1° with eight wind points and engraved central flower, the main body engraved with latitudes for three European towns and nine South American towns, in original leather case (edges scuffed, one clasp damaged).
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