A GILT-BRASS AND FELT NOTE-PAD INSET WITH HORIZONTAL DIAL
A GILT-BRASS AND FELT NOTE-PAD INSET WITH HORIZONTAL DIAL

ULRICH KLIEBER, 1592

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A GILT-BRASS AND FELT NOTE-PAD INSET WITH HORIZONTAL DIAL
ULRICH KLIEBER, 1592
The top central panel lifting to reveal a silvered horizontal dial and compass needle, inner hour circle 'HISPANIA · ITALIA · ROMA · 41 · 42' and graduated 6-12-6, outer hour circle for latitudes '47 48 49' and graduated 4-12-8; note-pad with printed table of latitudes for 36 cities, signed Vdalricus Klieber faceibat Augusta. 1592. Secret compartment to reverse
3½ x 2¾ x 1 in. (8.5 x 7 x 2.5 cm.)

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