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Brass Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Sundial

£4,950
(No reclaimable VAT)

In stock - Ref: 9364

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  • Brass Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Sundial
  • Excellent fully functional working item.
  • The patina is excellent.
  • Circa 1908.
  • A personalised inscription which reads 'TIME WAS IS PAST THOU CANST NOT IT RECALL - TIME IS THOU HAST EMPLOY THE PORTION SMALL'.
  • The overall measurements are 9 ½" Tall x 6 ½" Base Diameter.
  • This is a very rare item. This is only our 5th 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 148.
  • A total of 1000 of these were originally made. Of which only 50 are known to exist today.
  • The idea of this device was to provide one product that could be used and is accurate in any location throughout the world.



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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