ANTIQUE ORRERY PLANETARIUM ,-  FROM AN ITALIAN   GEOGRAPHER EXPLORER – LATE 1800

ANTIQUE ORRERY PLANETARIUM ,- FROM AN ITALIAN GEOGRAPHER EXPLORER – LATE 1800

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Circa

1860-1890

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Categories: Maritime, Scientific, Navigational instruments, Globes & Orreries

Description

Ancient planetary orrery owned by Giovanni Beltrame, explorer geographer of Verona (1924-1906). G.Beltrame was an important missionary explorer active in central Africa from 1854 to 1862.

Subsequently he will be a teacher of history, geography and astronomy at the “Scuola Normale” of Verona.

This table orrery with its mechanical simplicity shows the ration of the earth and the moon around the sun.

Very good condition,  signature  of the owner on the base : Beltrame Giovanni Verona. Lenght 33 cm , diameter base 15,5 cm – diameter ivory earth 43 mm – high 24 cm 

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IT AEQUATORIUM

We are located in Northern Italy and we collect and restore for over thirty years antique scientific instruments. In 1996 it began our activities' about trade , buying and selling scientific and technical items and other art antiquities. We specialize in antique teaching , astronomical, and medical instrumets. In our website (under construction) www.aequatorium.com you can have a more comprehensive view of our field of activity '.

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