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Marine Art & Antiques

July 18 - July 19, 2013

Lot #27
DepartmentInstrument
Sold For$9,000.00(hammer price)
 $10,620.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedJuly 20, 2013

Description

RARE ENGLISH BRASS UNIVERSAL EQUINOCTIAL RING DIAL English, 18th Century
Marked “C. Lincoln, London”. A rare instrument used to determine the time of day. The meridian ring number in tens from zero to ninety in four sections. The equatorial ring marked in hours with Roman numerals. Rotating inner ring pivots and includes both Roman and Arabic numbers. Diameter 9.
Note: A similar example by the same maker was sold by Christie's London, April 10, 2003, Lot #44.
Provenance: The Collection of Benno Brenninkmeyer."

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