04-13-2002 04-13-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2133
April 13, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Trippensee Planetarium

$1,293$1,100
Auction: Sale #2133 - 2133 Location: Bolton Date / Time: April 13, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Trippensee Planetarium, Detroit, c. 1920, with brass sun, Earth with colored gores and geared Moon, on brass base with calendar, season and Zodiac circle, lg. 20 in., in possibly original storage case.

Note: The globe has been annotated with the routes of the Graf Zeppelin's around-the-world flight, the Lindbergh trans-Atlantic flight, and Admiral Byrd's Antarctic flight, all important aviation highlights of the 1920s.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Trippensee Planetarium, Admiral , Byrd, Antarctic