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Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Garden Sundial

£3,850
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In stock - Ref: 9049

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  • Pilkington & Gibbs Heliochronometer Garden 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. This is only our 3rd 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 185 - it is numbered inside in chalk 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  • A total of 1000 of these were originally made.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.


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