Scientific Instruments

 


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SI01 Pizarro Paper

SI01 Pizarro Paper

Pizarro Paper. The Dial is named after Francisco Pizarro, the 15thC Spanish Conquistador who defeated the Incas and claimed most of South America for Spain. He used the dial on his expeditions to Peru. Height: 0.79 inches, Length: 3.00 inches, Width: 1.97 inches.
£21.00

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SI05 Octogonal Paper

SI05 Octogonal Paper

SI05 Octogonal Paper Quadrants with a compass, introduced in the 15thC, were the first portable sundials. The compass served to face the quadrant toward the north and the gnomon (a bit of cord) raised or lowered to accommodate the latitude where the compass is used.
£27.50

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SI24 Nocturlabe

SI24 Nocturlabe

Nocturlabe. This nocturnal is a reproduction of the one made in 1570 by Girolamo della Volpaia (History of Science Museum of Florence). Diameter: 5.51 inches
£85.00

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SI31 Nocturnal and Tide Computer

SI31 Nocturnal and Tide Computer

Nocturnal and Tide Computer. The piece is a replica of a Nocturnal and Tide Computer from 1570, signed by Humphrey Cole, that can be found in the British Museum, London, Diameter: 4.04 inches.
£60.00

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