Felkl & Sohn, J. untitled. A late 19th century table orrery, the 3.5 inch diameter terrestrial globe titled DIE ERDE and signed J. Felkl. Surface of orb rather abraded. Crank at one end activates the steel axis pin fastened with brass collars by means of a gear train in an octagonal brass gear box and visible above. An horizon plate at the crank end has a printed paper Zodiac calendar dial with candle holder, reflector and pointer, the arms supported with a scroll support and a moulded baluster column with circular plinth base. 27 inches long. J. Felkl & Sohn. Rostok B. Prag. n.d. c1870. Literature: The world in your hands 10.1-7; Op cit. Christie's South Kensington. Sale 7641. 25 Jun 1997, lot 28. I.D.#09989.