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Sundial - Sunwatch, Ansonia Clock Co, New York, circa 1923 Object Reg. No: ST 019382

Summary:
Horizontal pocket sundial, known as a sunwatch. Made by Ansonia Clock Co, New York, circa 1923. Designed for Australia and New Zealand, with three separate scales for latitudes 20, 30 and 40 degrees.
Description:
Metal box with compass and sundial, gnomon fits into slot for closing. Table of corrections in lid, book of instructions fits into lid.
Acquisition Information:
Loan & Subsequent Bequest from Mr John Askew, 1933
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1 cm (Height), 5 cm (Width), 7.5 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: sundials
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Sundials
Tertiary Classification: united states of america
Manufacturer: Ansonia Clock Co, New York, New York State, United States of America, circa 1923

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Benny S. Bridges Posted on 25 Sep 2014 2:27 AM
I just acquired one of these on eBay. But, mine has the E and W reversed from the one shown by you. Also, mine has 35 lat rather than your 20 Lat.

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