A bras cased miner’s dial signed within a waved border:
D. Adams London
Silvered engraved compass scale. A steeped scale divided in degrees. Silvered compass needle, retainer arm on pivot. On the inside of the lid two slightly in height curved sight vanes which can be placed on the compass sides.
Dudley Adams 1762 – 1830. Son of George Adams.
Diameter: 85 mm. Height: 19 mm.
In good condition.
England, ca 1790.
Note: a simular dial, but then by George Adams has been sold at Charles Miller Auctioneers 8/11/’16, lot nr. 244.