STAETSHUYS ANTIQUAIRS B.V

MEULENDIJKS & SCHUIL

SPECIALISTS IN FINE SCIENTIFIC & NAUTICAL INSTRUMENTS, CLOCKS, FURNITURE AND UNUSUAL OBJECTS.

JUST ADDED TO THE COLLECTION :

NAUTICAL & SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, GLOBES, CLOCKS, FURNITURE, COLLECTABLES & UNUSUAL OBJECTS.

IN OUR COLLECTION :

ARMILLARY SPHERE BY FELIX DELEMARCHE PARIS CIRCA 1835

ARMILLARY SPHERE BY FELIX DELEMARCHE PARIS CIRCA 1835

The armillary sphere with 2-inch (5.5 cm) diameter terrestrial globe, on ebonised turned wood stand with circular base. Armillary sphere with horizon ring with engraved paper ring printed with months, days, signs of the zodiac, and directions.

Horizon ring with four supports, each support printed on both sides with latitude and longitude of major world cities, the meridian ring printed with the degrees of elevation of the poles, mounted within meridian ring are five armillary rings, one each for the Equator, Arctic, Antarctic, and Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer, the five rings surrounded by a band printed on both sides with the names of the zodiac as well as the months, mounted in the centre is a terrestrial globe, above which are suspended movable sun and moon discs on brass strips, hour ring above North pole.