05-03-2014 05-03-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2724M Marlborough
May 3, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Trippensee Planetarium

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 03, 2014 10:00AM


Trippensee Planetarium, The Trippensee Planetarium Mfg. Co., Detroit Michigan, with 3-in. twelve-gore terrestrial globe, black-and-white painted-wood moon ball, geared and chain-drive mechanism on maple arm with maker's plaque and compass, spinning and rotating around 5-in. mercury glass sun and circling black-and-white painted Venus, on turned column to stepped patinated-metal base with calendar, total wd. 22 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Case door not original, and lacking label.

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The Trippensee Planetarium Mfg., stepped patinated-metal base