Stunning Pocket Sun-dial Compass Found by David Whitney

Earlier today (22nd November 2012) David Whitney popped into the shop to visit Nigel. Lucky for us he didn’t come empty handed! He brought with him his stunning pocket sun-dial compass found with his XP Goldmaxx.

Found in Shropshire, England, the beautiful find measures approx 43mm in width and 18mm in height. This late 17th Century sun-dial features engraved Roman numerals around the face of the compass, the glass is a little dirty but still intact. David explained that the piece dates from 1695-1705 and that he found the compass closed which explains why the delicate paper inside is in good condition.

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