Lot 13
Trippensee Planetarium Co., Trippensee Planetarium Orrery
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Saginaw, Michigan, circa 1958, chain and gear driven Sun, Venus, 3 inch paper gore Earth, and Moon on a moveable arm with inset compass, embossed and labeled with company mark, mounted above a molded circular base with seasonal, zodiacal, and monthly calendar, iron weighted base underside stamped "1958." Marked with company cartouche to earth, raised mark and label to arm.

13 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.

Private Collection of an Antiquarian, Charlotte, North Carolina

Functioning movement, unknown if in proper working condition; some toning to paper and areas of verdigris.