POLISHED RED BRASS EQUATORIAL SUN DIAL
The difference between Red Brass and Yellow Brass ?
The difference between red and yellow brass is the % of copper. Red Brass contains at least 85 percent copper. Both materials have their benefits. Red Brass has a softer, warmer look. Yellow Brass has a strong but colder appearance. They both polish beautifully. Any one who has served in the military knows about polishing brass. It is a labour of love but the results are most satisfying.. Centuries ago Copper was was highly prized for it’s many qualities. It was polished and used to create mirrors.
WARNING not all Sun Dials Advertised are suitable for use in Australia. Make sure they are calibrated for the Southern Hemisphere. Glenview Products only sell sun dials that are suitable for the Southern Hemisphere.
QUALITY The craftsmen responsible for creating this Polished Red Brass Equatorial Sundial have excelled themselves. It is balanced and elegant. It provides an accurate measuring of the sun’s daily journey across the skies.
The size of the Polished Red Brass Equatorial Sun Dial is a very popular one: It stands 49 cm tall. The Diameter is 45cm. The arrow is 61cm long. The circular base is 13 cm in diameter.It can be added to a setting with out over powering it. It is bold in size and presence yet has a quality of understatement.
The Polished Red Brass Equatorial Sun Dial price includes GST. Postage is not included (see AustPost calculator in the check out box).
An Equatorial Sundial time Plate is Parallel to the plane of the Earth’s Equator. The Sun moves through 360 degrees in 24 hours, therefore the hour divisions are spaced 15 degree apart. Adjustment is by simply tilting the dial plate to the appropriate angle. Ensuring that the gnomon is pointing to the celestial pole.
Glenview Products only sells Sun Dials that are suitable for the Southern Hemisphere.