Pierre Le Maire Sundial, C 1740
A special brass Sundial of “Pre Le Maire A Paris”, C 1740. The dimensions of the are 6.7 x 8 cm, the regular sundials are of smaller size (6 x 6.5 cm). The French octagonal travel/Pocket Sundial is in a leather sheath that covered with green velvet. The imprint of the Sundial are visible in the velvet. On the backside are the latitudes engraved for the setting of the pointer of different cities in Europe.