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Trippensee Planetarium in Original Case

Auction:
2314
Lot:
746
Sold for:
$2,350$2,000

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

Description:

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

Keywords

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