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Original Old Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Sundial

£5,250
(No reclaimable VAT)

In stock - Ref: 9566

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  • Original Old Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Sundial
  • Excellent fully functional working item.
  • The patina is excellent.
  • Circa 1910.
  • The overall measurements are 9 ½" Tall x 6 ½" Base Diameter.
  • This is a very rare item.
  • Would make a fantastic ornament for an office desk.
  • Clearly pictured and stamped on the helio is the NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA LONDON who were a retailer.
  • This rotates 360 degree and has a latitude scale.
  • 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 892.
  • A total of 1000 of these were originally made.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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