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

Trippensee Planetarium

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


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


Trippensee Planetarium, Admiral , Byrd, Antarctic