VETTER Co., Kansas City
Ideal Planetarium DISTRIBUTED BY The VETTER Co. KANSAS CITY, M.O.
A simple tellurium, the 3-inch (7.6cm.) diameter terrestrial sphere, unsigned, made up of twelve chromolithographed gores, the equatorial, meridian and ecliptic all graduated, the continents delicately coloured in shades of yellow (rubbing and redrawing to most of one gore in the Pacific Ocean, other small areas of abrasion and wrinkling) mounted on a gear mechanism with white-painted moon ball on a wire arm, with movable hemispheric black sheath, the steel support arm to further gear mechanism with 6-inch (15.2cm.) diameter brass sunball with white painted wooden [?] Mercury ball on a wire arm, raised on a simple baluster turned fruitwood column to circular plinth base applied with (copied) paper showing graduations in degrees 0-360 and 0-90-0-90-0, also with wind directions -- 28in. (71.1cm.) long
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