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Columbia  

Sundial 496
State/Province:  Missouri Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Cylindrical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   38° 55' N Longitude:   92° 24' W
Location:
  • 4803 Ruby Oaks Court; in front yard
 
Description:
  • A cylindrical dial 10 inches in diameter constructed of photoengraved aluminum. The elegant dial plate shows each hour line as a full analemma and lines for Central Standard and Central Daylight Time. Accompanied by seasonal lines of solstice, equinox, monthly lines and other dates during the year. Back and base of dial are constructed of PVC.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Ronald E. Rinehart
  • Inscribed, "I only tell sunny hours!"
  • Designer: Ronald E. Rinehart
  • Builder: Ronald E. Rinehart
  • Construction Date: 18-Sep-02