11-03-2005 11-03-2005
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
November 3, 2005 10:00AMCalender

Trippensee Planetarium in Original Case

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


Trippensee Planetarium in Original Case, by Trippensee Mfg. Co., Detroit, with 3-inch terrestrial globe made up of twelve gores, black-and-white painted-wood moon ball, geared and chain-drive mechanism on maple arm with maker's plaque, spinning and rotating around 5-inch brass sun and circling black-and-white Venus, on turned column to stepped patinated-metal base with circular calendar, total wd. 22 in., in original wood case with paper notice.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


Trippensee Mfg., Trippensee Planetarium, stepped patinated-metal base