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

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.
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, horology
Themes this item is part of: 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


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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