Horizontal Dial. Pin


French portable horizontal dial (circa 1800), shell-shaped, was made for 50º latitude. On the hour scale, the hour lines radiate from the Sun’s face. In the center, there was a circular hole for the missing gnomon.

The original, made of copper, is at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.

Non functional item. Available on brass or silver plated, please remember to advise when placing your order.


Diameter: 25mm / Thickness: 1.8mm 

Diameter: 0.98" / Thickness: 0.07"

How to buy pins:

Please check Sundials´Pins Pack