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Brass Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Garden Sundial

£4,250
(No reclaimable VAT)

In stock - Ref: 9056

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  • Brass Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Garden Sundial
  • Excellent fully functional working item.
  • The patina is excellent.
  • Circa 1909.
  • A personalised enscription which reads 'I NUMBER NONE BUT SUNNY HOUR'S - PASTURE WOOD 1909.
  • The overall measurements are 9 ½" Tall x 6 ½" Base Diameter.
  • This is a very rare item. This is only our 4th one that we have seen.
  • Would make a fantastic ornament for an office desk.
  • Better known as Tropical Helio-Chronometer, this time instrument can be adjusted to latitude and longitude to give an accurate reading in any location.
  • This is stamped as Number 257 - it is numbered inside the mechanism and stamped on the actual item in several places.
  • A total of 1000 of these were originally made.
  • The idea of this device was to provide one product that could be used and is accurate in any location throughout the world.
  • There is a little dent which is underneath - please see image.



Read our Guide including how to set up your Helio Chronometer

Delivery:

We can deliver this item insured and tracked within mainland UK for £55.00.

We can deliver worldwide please contact the office for a shipping price.

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