rare century Gold sundial and compass ring, possibly German. The hinged oval bezel designed as a seal and engraved with a coat of arms, opening to reveal a sundial and compass, on a plain gold hoop, dimensions of bezel
Pocket sextant used by Victorian explorers and surveyors. Semi-functional, it has all the pieces needed to shoot the sun. A sextant defined latitude. A clock longitude. Defining the angle of Sun and Stars with the horizon was a way to navigate and survey.