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Armillary Sundials

Whilst we know that time stands still for no man, what better way to "mark it" than by having your own antique armillary proudly displayed in your own beloved garden. Please also see our range of: Garden Sundial Columns.

PLEASE NOTE:
Our armillaries are ornamental. In some cases, owing to the artistic design, do not provide true and accurate time readings. Please contact us if you need any additional advice.

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  1. Product Information

    Extra detail has been added to the main equatorial band of this piece, in the form of the signs and names of the Zodiac. The middle surrounding disc of the armillary is written with the famous French wording “A Paris Chez G. Gobille” . “a P Ache Royalle”,

    Further French wording and numerals extend all the way round the circumference of the design. It extends into a short neck and a turned, integral base, which has three stepped rings.

    This exquisite design is hand cast in solid brass and then hand finished in a stunning antique bronze. 

    Normal Price: £248.99

    Special Price: 224.09 £224.09

    3 remaining available

    Product Code: HS111/S
    Dimensions & Specification
    580mm
    350mm
    250mm
    6kg
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  2. Product Information

    The Profatius Armillary is stunning in detail with the time markers taking the form of classic Roman numerals. Please kindly note! The specially designed column may be purchased separately.

    Click here to purchase your column

    Normal Price: £44.99

    Special Price: 40.49 £40.49

    Product Code: HS026/V/S
    Dimensions & Specification
    165mm (6.5")
    150mm (6")
    76mm (3")
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  3. Product Information

    Finished in a beautiful rustic metal, this captivating armillary combines a contemporary rustic aesthetic and historic design to create a modern replica of its ancient relatives. Fitted to a sturdy square plinth that has been specially weighted to withstand most weather conditions, this armillary can either stand alone or be fitted to a column for added security benefits. This piece has been designed to blend in with its natural surroundings and will age and weather naturally without protection, as intended.

    £180.99

    3 remaining available

    Product Code: HS041
    Dimensions & Specification
    642mm (25’’)
    440mm (17’’)
    260mm (10¼’’)
    754mm (29’’)
    9kg
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  4. Product Information

    Here at Black Country Metal Works, this is our personal favourite. It is more expensive than other options we offer, but its visually impactful quality and craftsmanship is second to none. The main band has being carefully engraved to show traditional Roman numerals and the brass rings have been notched and patterned to include all the time lines. Everyone who has purchased this armillary has been completely delighted with it!

    “This Armillary has my personal stamp of approval and I hope you find it to be as stunning as I’ve promised" - Clive Knowles, Managing director

    Please not that this column must be purchased separately.  Click here to view our range of columns.

    Normal Price: £220.00

    Special Price: 198 £198.00

    Product Code: HS079/PBL
    Dimensions & Specification
    570mm (24½")
    490mm (19½’’)
    150mm (6")
    790mm (31⅛")
    4.7kg
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  5. Product Information

    Finished in a lacquered polished brass, this armillary design has been carefully crafted from solid brass and looks simply beautiful when glistening in the sun. Featuring three detailed half bands, this armillary offers a wonderfully modern alternative to more traditional, historic designs. Despite this, the “Profatius” pays homage to its historical roots through its Roman numeral detailing and fletched central arrow design. This armillary comes complete with a central screw which can be loosened to allow the bands to move according to the earth’s axis and your location. Fitted with two pre-drilled screw holes on its base to allow for easy column or plinth fixing.

    Normal Price: £120.00

    Special Price: 108 £108.00

    Product Code: HS026/A/M
    Dimensions & Specification
    245mm (10")
    235mm (9")
    130mm (5.1")
    406mm (16")
    1.9Kg
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  6. Product Information

    This simple yet incredibly stylish armillary design has been carefully crafted from solid brass and polished and lacquered for that true lasting quality. Featuring three half bands, one inscribed with traditional Roman numerals, and a central fletched arrow piece, this armillary is a true testament to contemporary design meets historical detailing. This armillary comes complete with a central screw which can be easily loosened to allow the armillary to rock and sit according to the earth’s axis at your chosen location. Ideal for adding a touch of additional charm to your outdoor space, this armillary also comes complete with two pre-drilled screw holes at its base for easy column or plinth fixing.

    Normal Price: £55.00

    Special Price: 49.5 £49.50

    Product Code: HS026/A/S
    Dimensions & Specification
    170mm (7")
    150mm (6")
    254mm (10")
    800g
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  7. Product Information

    A true masterpiece of engineered excellence, this armillary sundial would look simply beautiful in any outdoor space. This armillary has been carefully crafted from solid brass and finished in a bronze antique patina for that truly authentic feel. Paying homage to its ancient historical roots, this armillary features multiple detailed bands which have been engraved with time units and star signs, a central sphere, and its own tiered stand. Designed to add a sense of style and drama to your garden, this armillary can either stand alone or be fitted to a column or plinth.

    Normal Price: £443.99

    Special Price: 399.59 £399.59

    Product Code: HS111/M
    Dimensions & Specification
    700mm
    485mm
    360mm
    13kg
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  8. Product Information

    “Captivating and resplendent.” This is a real looker, and beautifully detailed. Extra detail has been added to the main equatorial band, in the form of the signs and names of the Zodiac. The middle surrounding disc of the armillary is written with the famous French wording “A Paris Chez G. Gobille”.“a P Ache Royalle”, Further French wording and numerals extend all the way round the circumference of the Armillary The armillary extends into a short neck, and broad, turned, integral base, which has three stepped rings.

    This wonderful Armillary is hand cast in Solid Brass and then hand finished in a stunning Antique Bronze finish. We have now created three sizes in this particular design, allowing you to have it displayed either indoors in a conservatory or garden room, Or outside, in a lovely garden or patio or terrace.

    For the absolute “Wow” factor, this Armillary can be mounted onto one of our superb Period columns, or garden Stands. If you would like further advice on the purchase of your new Armillary and Stand, please call our friendly sales team, who are waiting to help. 

    Click here to go to Sundial Columns and garden stand

    Normal Price: £687.99

    Special Price: 619.19 £619.19

    Product Code: HS111/L
    Dimensions & Specification
    900mm
    620mm
    360mm
    20kg
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  9. Product Information

    This regal armillary comes complete with the matching column. The design is made from cast aluminium with a beautiful polished antique silver finish. We have chosen to fill in the detail by hand with an antique black to highlight the lovely markings and give a feeling of depth to the decoration and numeral design. Please note that this item was designed primarily for indoor use or for covered outdoor areas. It can be placed outside providing it is given a regular coat of yacht varnish, or similar, to preserve the stunning finish. 

    Normal Price: £314.99

    Special Price: 283.49 £283.49

    Product Code: HS042/AS
    Made/prepared to order approximately 12-16 Week lead time
    Dimensions & Specification
    1050mm (41¼")
    300mm x 300mm x 780mm (12" x 12" x 31")
    8kg
    *All dimensions are approximate.
  10. Product Information

    The Profatius Armillary is stunning in detail with the time markers taking the form of classic Roman numerals. Please kindly note! The specially designed column may be purchased separately.

    Click here to purchase your column

    Normal Price: £44.99

    Special Price: 40.49 £40.49

    Product Code: HS026/V
    Dimensions & Specification
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
    165mm (6.5")
    150mm (6")
    76mm (3")
    300mm (11.8")
    450mm (17.7")
    *All dimensions are approximate.
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