Solid Brass Compass & Sun Dial w/ Rosewood Box Case
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This is a beautiful Hampton Ironworks 6-inch solid brass round sundial compass. The top of the sundial is hinged and a curved scale is used to set your local latitude angle. The magnetic compass allows the sundial to be oriented North. The compass features a needle lift mechanism to protect the compass' jeweled bearing when being transported. There are three adjustable legs that are used to precisely level the sundial. The sun's shadow cast by the sundial's vane marks the local time. The top of the sundial can lay down flat, and both the latitude scale and the sundial vane are hinged to lay flat for compact storage. The sundial compass is available in a polished finish. A beautiful hardwood case is included for display and storage of the brass sundial. The box has an anchor with rope Hampton Ironworks embedded in the top of the box. Custom Engraving is available on this item with a minimum quantity purchased. Contact us for details. Polished brass housing for compass Needle lift operates to protect bearing Adjustable legs for precise sundial alignment Solid rosewood box lined with felt to store compass Brass anchor emblem inset in face of rosewood box