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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 18, 1998

LOT 347

N. Bion a Paris, second part of the 18th century. Fine silver, octagonal Butterfield-type, pocket sundial, in original shagreen covered fitted box.

CHF 4,000 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 4,600

The folding bird gnomon adjustable for latitudes from 40° to 60° the dial with scales for 40°, 45°, 50° and 55°, engraved the reverse engraved with latitudes of 28 European cities. Signed on the border of the dial, above the compass. Dim. 72 x 67 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-4

Very good


Dial: 2-54

Very good

Service dial