The sundial is believed to be the most ancient of scientific instruments and dates back almost 5000 B.C. There have been many variations of the sundial throughtout history, this is a table top version and is sure to look great in your office or anywhere you decide to show off this piece.
It is made from brass and has "West London" inscribed on the top plate of the sundial. It also has a built in compass. This particular sundial would have been used for maritime navigation and was an integral part in the discovery of new worlds.