The Hemisferium Quadrant Capuchin Astrolabe goes back to the 15th century. This model is a sea-going, local-hour quadrant of a type called a clinometer. These measure the solar height by the angle that the plumb string makes with respect to a vertical line that starts at zero degrees on a graduated scale.
Fashioned of brass with wooden base with cotton plumb line with brass pearl.
Max Height: 4.33"
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