The Boreal Arrow
Code BA11031127: Late 1800 Wooden English Sundial and Compass
This is a nice and rare sundial compass in hinged wood case made around 1880. The wood case is in its original excellent condition without damage. It has nice original shining wood patterns. Inside the domed hinged lid, it has a table which helps you read the correct solar time. The compass dial is covered with high domed glass crystal in excellent condition without chips or scratches. The rotating dial has nice features and allows reading the solar time by making use of the table. The compass points North without any problem. When lid is closed a transit lock is activated and freezes the dial when the compass is not in use. The maximum diameter of the wood case is 59mm. Its height is 29mm.