Lot 72
Five Antique Cased Pocket Sundial Compasses
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, England, three within covered wooden boxes, including a Porters magentic sundial, made by Samuel Porter of London (fl.1823-1824), labeled to interior lid; one within a brass box marked "D.L. Smith's Patent 1870"; the fifth, a navigator compass, has a brass chapter ring and collapsible sundial, lacks lid.

Largest 1 1/4 x 3 x 3 in.

Private Collection of an Antiquarian, Charlotte, North Carolina

Some minor signs of use to cases.