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Rockford  

Sundial 401
State/Province:  Illinois Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Condition:  Excellent
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Location:
  • In the gardens of the Sundstrand Corporation
 
Description:
  • A large stainless steel armillary dial approximately 10 feet in diameter. The equator and sunrise/sunset meridian bands are about 6 inches wide, with other bands about 3 inches wide. The central gnomon is a stainless steel rod with an open shaped arrow point and tail. The hours on the equatorial ring are raised bronze roman numerals with 15-minute intervals marked by bronze dots. The time marks are set for daylight saving time, with sunset at VII. Marks continue to VIII
 
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