Parks and Hadley Patent Orrery
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
- Date / Time :
- May 01, 2010 10:00AM
Parks and Hadley Patent Orrery, 3 in. terrestrial globe with twelve gores, brass pointer, cartouche in the lower portion of the Indian Ocean reading Terrestrial Globe Carefully Compiled from the Best Authorities, George Philip & Son, Ltd., London. Made in Germany, on a geared stand revolving around a 9 1/2 in. dia. brass calendar ring with geared perimeter, raised lettering for the months, seasons, compass points and the inscription Parkes and Hadley's Patent Orrery all on a cast brass base, ht. 9 in.
Missing the sun; toning on edges of gores and minor losses