An equinoctial pocket compass sundial.
In nickel-plated hunter-type case. The silvered compass with blued steel needle. The scale is signed:
Schnabl y Cia
25 de Mayo 291
Around the compass scale a silvered engraved latitude scale of six various South American cities: Montevideo, Buenos-Aires, Valparaiso, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Bahia with their latitudes. The compass can be used with the silvered latitude bar and blued steel folding gnomon to read the solar time.
Diameter: 52 mm.
In good condition.
Uruguay, ca. 1900.