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  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 269
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Trippensee Planetarium, Detroit, Michigan, a chain and gear-driven brass sun, Venus, earth and earth's moon revolve as the wooden arm is rotated, brass base with seasonal, monthly and zodiacal ...

  • 5 1/4-inch Refracting Planetarium Telescope

    Lot: 670
    Sold for: $3,444$2,800

    5 1/4-inch Refracting Planetarium Telescope, early 20th century, 62-in. brass main tube with dual pulleys, ocular end with manual rotating chrome-plated outer disc with a scale divided 0-70, stepped ...

  • Lacquered Brass 11-inch Planetarium

    Lot: 672
    Sold for: $1,722$1,400

    Lacquered Brass 11-inch Planetarium, France, 19th century, with 1-in. sun-sphere, geared hand-turned mechanism to revolve the Earth and Moon, seven circle paper planets with descriptions (lacking ...

  • Miniature Brass-geared Planetarium

    Lot: 411
    Sold for: $523$425

    Miniature Brass-geared Planetarium, England, lacquered brass instrument with geared planets, horizon band, and meridian rings, mechanism signed "British Newport Made by Clocks LTD" on the underside, ...

  • Brass 12-inch Planetarium

    Lot: 412
    Sold for: $2,337$1,900

    Brass 12-inch Planetarium, France, with 1 1/4-in. sun-ball, geared hand-turned mechanism to revolve the Earth and Moon (not functioning), nine bone planets on brass arms, pewter horizon ring showing ...

  • Trippensee and an Oland Sales Co. Planetarium

    Lot: 384
    Sold for: $1,599$1,300

    Trippensee and an Oland Sales Co. Planetarium, Saginaw, Michigan, and Olney, Illinois, Trippensee Planetarium Company, chain- and gear-driven Bakelite sun, Venus, earth, and moon on a movable arm ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 386
    Sold for: $738$600

    Trippensee Planetarium, Saginaw, Michigan, chain and gear driven Bakelite Sun, Venus, Earth, and Moon on a moveable arm marked with the maker's name as above and inset compass, molded and brass ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 297
    Sold for: $3,198$2,600

    Trippensee Planetarium, Detroit, Michigan, no. 11874, with 3-in. terrestrial globe made up of twelve gores, black- and white-painted wooden moon ball, geared and chain-drive mechanism on a ...

  • Brass 12-inch Planetarium

    Lot: 413
    Sold for: $3,198$2,600

    Brass 12-inch Planetarium, France, possibly by Delamarche, with 1 1/4-in. sun-ball, geared hand-turned mechanism to revolve the Earth and Moon (not functioning), nine bone planets on brass arms, ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 1055
    Sold for: $431$350

    Trippensee Planetarium, Trippensee Mfg. Co., Detroit, Michigan, no. 10378, with 3-in. terrestrial globe made up of twelve gores, black- and white-painted wood moon ball, geared and chain-drive ...

  • W. Jones Planetarium or Orrery

    Lot: 228
    Sold for: $15,990$13,000

    W. Jones Planetarium or Orrery, London, 19th century, lacquered brass planetarium with 1-in. dia. sun and seven arms supporting turned bone planets and their moons on separate rings, with threaded ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 229
    Unsold  

    Trippensee Planetarium, Trippensee Mfg. Co., Detroit, Michigan, no. 10378, with 3-in. terrestrial globe made up of twelve gores, black- and white-painted wood moon ball, geared and chain-drive ...

  • Laing's Planetarium

    Lot: 230
    Sold for: $1,845$1,500

    Laing's Planetarium, Essex, Ontario, c. 1896, with 3-in. terrestrial globe made up of twelve gores, cartouche reading American Globe and School Supply Co., black- and white-painted wood moon ball, ...

  • Trippensee Solar System Model Sol-300

    Lot: 1177
    Sold for: $308$250

    Trippensee Solar System Model Sol-300, Trippensee Planetarium Co., Saginaw, Michigan, the 6-in. colored lithograph tin globe centering the planets, sun, and moon that are attached to movable metal ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 427
    Sold for: $2,214$1,800

    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 ...

  • Trippensee Orrery

    Lot: 162
    Sold for: $1,541$1,300

    Trippensee Orrery, Trippensee Planetarium Company, Saginaw, Michigan, chain and gear driven Bakelite Sun, Venus, Earth and Moon on a moveable arm marked with the maker's name as above and inset ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 168
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    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 ...

  • Twenty-five Clock and Watch-related Books and Pamphlets

    Lot: 556
    Sold for: $735$600

    Twenty-five Clock and Watch-related Books and Pamphlets, 19th and 20th century, including Baines History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster, Vols. 1 and 2, 1825; Prasteau ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 414
    Sold for: $4,148$3,500

    Trippensee Planetarium, Trippensee Manufacturing Company, Detroit, Michigan, a chain and gear driven brass sun, Venus, earth and earth's moon revolve as the wooden arm is rotated, brass base with ...

  • Seven Titles on Antique Clocks

    Lot: 661
    Sold for: $107$90

    Seven Titles on Antique Clocks, including, Beeson, English Church Clocks 1280-1850 and Perpigana 1356, The Making of a Clock and Bell for the King's Castle, Britten, Old Clocks and Watches and Their ...

  • Four Publications on Astronomical Clocks

    Lot: 386
    Sold for: $830$700

    Four Publications on Astronomical Clocks, including Maurice Mayre, the Clockwork Universe, Henry C. King, Geared to the Stars: The Evolution of Planetariums, Orreries and Astronomical Clocks, Joseph ...

  • Musser Copernican Planetarium

    Lot: 527
    Sold for: $4,740$4,000

    Musser Copernican Planetarium, Scientific Space Industries, c 1960, the model 500 planetarium in heavy plastic casing features motorized planetary motions of Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium

    Lot: 670
    Sold for: $500$500

    Trippensee Planetarium, by Trippensee Planetarium Co., Saginaw, Michigan, with 3-inch George Cram Co. globe with Trippensee Planetarium Co. cartouche, perspex Sun, wood Moon, geared triple ...

  • New Portable Orrery Set by William Jones

    Lot: 687
    Unsold  

    New Portable Orrery Set by William Jones, comprising mechanical tellurium with lacquered brass gear train, hand-turned action, engraved ivory Earth and brass Moon revolving on their respective axis ...

  • Trippensee Planetarirum Model EL-62

    Lot: 189
    Sold for: $264$225

    Trippensee Planetarirum Model EL-62, Saginaw, Michigan, with 3-inch Trippensee Planetarium Co. globe, rotating by geared chain-drive around illuminated Perspex sun and wooden moon ball, on Bakelite ...

  • Rare School's Compendium of Planetarium, Tellurium and Globe by Holbrook & Co.

    Lot: 410
    Sold for: $44,063$37,500

    Rare School's Compendium of Planetarium, Tellurium and Globe by Holbrook & Co., Berea, Ohio, the planetarium with geared hand-cranked mechanism rotating earth with orbiting moon, and seven planets ...

  • Teacher's Guide to Illustration: a Manual to Accompany Holbrook's School Apparatus

    Lot: 411
    Sold for: $1,528$1,300

    Teacher's Guide to Illustration: a Manual to Accompany Holbrook's School Apparatus, F.C. Brownell, pubd. New York: 1871, by American School Apparatus Co., 4vo, 194 pages, frontispiece, chapters ...

  • Two Engraved Astronomical Book Plates

    Lot: 231
    Sold for: $71$60

    Two Engraved Astronomical Book Plates, the first showing the Mechanical Paradox (planetarium), Mural Quadrant, and Cometarum; the second engraved by J. Farey and pubd. 1820, showing planetary ...

  • Reproduction of a Jones Planetarium

    Lot: 250
    Sold for: $264$225

    Reproduction of a Jones Planetarium, with geared brass mechanism operating earth and moon orbiting around a lacquered brass sun ball, on mahogany base with paper horizon circle, dia. 7 1/2 in. ...

  • Trippensee Planetarium in Original Case

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

    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 ...