Dollond Quarter Size Sundial
Our wooden-boxed brass sundial is a completely self-contained portable instrument, inspired by a design from the 18th century instrument maker Peter Dollond, founder of a great optical empire.
Instruments like this were once used by explorers and navigators to tell the time anywhere in the world. For this to be possible, the gnomon, which casts the shadow, can be set for latitude on a sliding scale and the whole instrument oriented for direction by means of a magnetic compass in the base. A spirit level and height adjustable legs ensures precision accuracy.
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Please allow 2-3 working days to receive your order from the time you placed it.
All UK orders are sent using a tracked service. Please see our Delivery & Returns page for more information, including some exceptions as follows.
Custom Prints (those which are customised by choosing a size and frame) take a little longer to fulfil due to being made to order.
The Bremont Limited Edition Longitude is sent via a DPD 2-3 working day service.
FREE UK delivery for all orders over £50.
For all other orders, we offer a flat rate of £4.95 per order.
International Delivery Information
Delivery rate varies by country and value of order, and starts from as little as £6.95.
Please allow 1-2 working days for your order to be dispatched.
We send using a Royal Mail/Parcelforce tracked delivery service. Please allow 5-7 working days to receive after we have dispatched, although due to ongoing coronavirus measures, some customers may experience further delays.
Please see our Delivery & Returns page for all information, including some exceptions as follows.
For all returns, please contact us as soon as possible using the contact form, expressing your wish to return. Please wait for confirmation from one of our team before returning. Under new safety measures, returns will be held for 3 working days before handling.
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