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Hémisferium

In April 2005, we created Hemisferium, Antique Scientific Instruments, S.L. We specialize in fabricating objects that link us to our scientific past, and in making them accessible to all those who love the art and beauty of science. Hemisferium was born after Villalcor, S.L., ceased its operations, and all its accumulated experience — more than twenty years fabricating reproductions of instruments for nautical or optical use or for astronomical calculations — is our inheritance. The goals of Hemisferium are: investigation, development, and recovery of the scientific-historic patrimony of instruments that, due to their importance in the advancement of knowledge and in the evolution of technology, deserve to be rescued from oblivion and shared in all their beauty. We select instruments whose scientific, historic, and esthetic value make them interesting and which can be reproduced using today's materials and techniques...
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astrolabe, compass, sextant Nautical Hourglass Hémisferium


Nautical Hourglass by Hémisferium
Category : astrolabes, compasses, sextants




Height: 6.66 inchesDiameter: 4.16 inches

This clock, which uses sand, is a nautical hourglass, probably from the 16th century, whose maker is unknown and which now can be found at the Naval Museum of Madrid. Its ampule lasts approximately 30 minutes.The three places were hourglasses were put to the most use were the workshop, the pulpit and the ocean-going ships. Its most important role was in navigation. The sea-going clock or hourglass usually lasted for a half-hour.

Product specifications Nautical Hourglass

designer :Hémisferium
reference :H52
dimensions :20 cm
 

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