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Fantastic Zodiac Armillary Sphere, Galaxy Globe, France

About

A brass Armillary Sphere. An Attractive Armillary sphere. The sphere with aluminium horizon circle divided in four quadrants with zodiac and calendar scales, the brass vertical circle and ecliptic rules and punched with stars, in the centre a sunball, with rotating wooden earthball and moon on a simple three geared mechanism, ten other planets, including the minor planets of ceres, pallas and juno, represented by brass discs mounted on arms from the central axis, brass base.  

Details

  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions

    H 24.02 in.

    H 61 cm

  • Diameter
    14.18 in. (36 cm)
  • Seller location
    Buenos Aires, AR
  • Reference number
    LU202736633763

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