07-16-2011 07-16-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2555M Marlborough
July 16, 2011 10:00AMCalender
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Trippensee Planetarium

$1,185$1,000
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2555M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 16, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

Trippensee Planetarium, Trippensee Manufacturing Company, Saginaw, Michigan, chain and gear driven earth, and planets around a stationary yellow sun, 16-in. arm supporting the earth and marked with manufacturer's name, cast iron base with calendar and signs of the zodiac, ht. 14 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Iron base with light surface rust, globe in undisturbed condition, probably had a felt base on underside of iron base.

Keywords

Trippensee Manufacturing Company, Trippensee Planetarium, Saginaw