Fully Functional Antique Trippensee Planetarium Orrery w Brass Sun in Original Box. Great condition and well preserved.Fully functional, with all celestial bodies (Sun, Earth, Moon, Venus) orbiting and rotating properly on their axis with the counter clockwise rotation of the long wooden arm around the base of the planetarium. Entire planetarium has not been cleaned or oiled and operation of model is a bit stiff when rotating the arm more slowly.
Chain drives, cogs and all other metal mechanisms are clean, secure and fully functioning. Inconsistent wearing of black paint randomly about the wood body and arm. Some light streaks in the brass surface of the sun. Paints and materials of the Earth, Moon and Venus are still very good.Original black box (included) is scuffed and missing it's handle, but remains structurally sound with a working metal clasp. SEE PICS FOR ALL DETAILS. Original Box Weight: 7 lbs. A video demonstrating the functionality of the planetarium will be available to view on our Facebook page. If you have an issue with an item you receive, please contact me asap, and we will see what can be worked out.
Wonderland Antiques is a brick and mortar antiques shop located in beautiful Eureka Springs, Arkansas. I have owned and operated this one owner shop since 1995.
I carry real antiques, interesting vintage items from the 60's and before, and especially like unique, antique smalls. Please feel free to message me if you have interest in a particular item. The item "Fully Functional Antique Trippensee Planetarium Orrery Brass Sun Original Box" is in sale since Sunday, March 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Other Antique Science Equip".
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