A.J. Nystrom & Co, 1875

A 19th century school's tellurium. The moon has been replaced.

The globe is mounted on the geared mechanism driven by a winding handle mounted  with worm-drive on the pillar, supporting the printed zodiac circle.  with lacquered-brass candle holder and reflecting mirror on the round iron stand. The zodiac circle has sign of its age and is labeled 'A.J. Nystrom & Co publishers'. The brass cartouche on the arm reads 'made in Germany' while the brass gear at the aend of the arm is labbeld 'A.J. Nystrom & co Chicago'.

Hight: 42 cm, long 45-50 cm.


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