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Victoria  

Sundial 756
State/Province:  British Columbia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   48° 27.088' B Longitude:   123° 17.786' W
Location:
  • Royal Victoria Yacht Club
    3475 Ripon Road
    Victoria
 
Description:
  • A 12 inch diameter cast bronze horizontal dial with hour lines, quarter-hour marks and Roman hour numerals. Dial face includes a central compass rose with cardinal directions; large characters inscribe RVYC and 1992. Dial sits atop a tapered mortared stone pedestal

    The pedestal carries two plaques displaying: A GIFT FROM THE MEMBERS OF 1992 TO THE MEMBERS OF 2092 and In Honour and Appreciation of the Visit of the Royal Patron of the Royal Victoria Yacht Club His Royal Highness The Duke of York KCVO ADC June 16, 2003
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Royal Victoria Yacht Club
  • I COUNT ONLY THE SUNNY HOURS
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1992
 

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