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Barritt-Serviss Star and Planet Finder

Auction:
2314
Lot:
745
Sold for:
$118$100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Barritt-Serviss Star and Planet Finder, patent 1906 by Leon Barritt, titled The Heavens Without a Telescope. The Only Practical Combination Star, Planet and Sun and Moon Mao, with 15-inch dia. sun disc showing constellations, ecliptic with raised planets, Gregorian and Zodiacal calendars, in slotted card wallet with compass points, date line and magnitude of stars from 1st to the 4th, on metal suspension loop.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Planet, Leon Barritt, Moon Mao, Sun Mao, Sun, metal suspension loop, Astrology, Astronomy, Babylonian star catalogues, Celestial coordinate system, Constellations, Ecliptic, Star, Zodiac