A 1930’s tellurium by P. A. Norstedt & Söner of Stockholm, Sweden.
The tellurium has a hand-cranked mechanism with a globe of the Earth and Moon revolving around a central light representing the sun, the light is above circular disc printed with the signs of the zodiac, the 4 Seasons, a calendar and degrees, on green finished cast-iron stand with the publisher’s name and N S 23 cast in relief.
Lenght: 62 cm.
Height: 44 cm.
Norstedt’s is Sweden’s oldest publishing house and one of the largest in the country. It was founded in 1823 by Per Adolf Norstedt, under the name P. A. Norstedt & Söner (“P. A. Norstedt & Sons”).
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