Trippensee Planetarium Co. Tellurian Model, Howard Miller Lighted World Map Electric Clock, 2 items total. 1st item: Trippensee Planetarium Company, Saginaw, Michigan, geared Tellurian model, manufactured by the George F. Cram Company. Comprised of painted wood or dense plastic globes representing the Earth, Moon, and Venus affixed to metal rod arms that revolve around a central yellow dense plastic sphere containing a lightbulb representing the sun on a maroon colored dense plastic arm with an inset compass, all mounted on a turned ebonized wooden pillar, set on a stepped round maroon colored dense plastic base, with a circular zodiac dial to the top, printed in black on silver. Iron weight on the underside of the base is stamped "1966." Maker's marks to maroon arm. Wired for electricity. 13 3/4" H x 20" W x 7 1/2" D. 2nd item: Howard Miller Clock Company lighted world time zone map electric clock, model 612-371, serial number 81830859. Comprised of a chromolithographic labeled world map printed to reverse of glass with open slots exposing different time zones of major cities around the world with slots for local time top center, all housed in an oak case. Cartouche with title, maker, scale of miles, copyright date "1959", and patent information, lower right. Informational paper label en verso. Wired for electricity with button switch, top of case. Glass map – 12 5/8" H x 19 1/2" W. Case – 18" H x 26 1/3" W. 5 1/2" D. Both items mid 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with surface wear, scuffs to globes. Gears, rotating parts on working condition. Electrical parts are functional. 2nd item: Overall good condition. Lighting mechanism was in working condition when tested. Few areas of loss, largest 3/4", to case.
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