The New Antique Store
5 inches Large Sundial Compass in Rosewood Case Top Grade Calibrated Vintage Gift
Regular price £115.00
Among the Four Great Inventions, the magnetic compass was first invented as a device for divination as early as the Chinese Han Dynasty and later adopted for navigation by the Song Dynasty Chinese during the 11th century. The first usage of a compass recorded in Western Europe and the Islamic world occurred around 12th Century The compass has Scout Oath inscribed under the lid. Planning to go on a trip? Consider bringing a compass with you. Even though nowadays, many people use their smartphones or other GPS devices for navigation, there is nothing more reliable than an old school compass. Whatever is your way of travelling, a compass will help to accurately determine the direction you are heading. In a broader sense, a sundial is any device that uses the Sun's altitude or azimuth (or both) to show the time. In addition to their time-telling function, sundials are valued as decorative objects, literary metaphors, and objects of mathematical study.
- The Sundial is made of Premium Grade Brass and the Sun Dial comes with a gift box, made of rosewood; box beautiful by itself.
- Size:- 15cm - L x 15cm - W x 7cm - H (Wooden Box); Size:- 12.5cm - Dia x 5cm - High (Sundial Compass)
- Beautifully crafted solid brass pocket sundial compass with a rich, antique patina finish. Portable design, convenient to carry. A valued as decorative objects, literary metaphors, and objects of mathematical study.
- Nautical collectors, enthusiasts, and seafarer alike will love this stunning brass Sundial Compass. As a perfect present, this Sundial Compass for sale is a gleaming recreation of the classic antique compass that have guided sailors since the 1100s
- As a perfect present, this Compass for sale is a gleaming recreation of the classic antique compass that have guided sailors since the 1100s. Soft Drink CAN Shown in the image is only to present the idea of the actual product. It does not come with the Sundial