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Crooke's Radiometer

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
342
Sold for:
$215$175

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Crooke's Radiometer, 19th century, hand-blown colorless glass sphere with blue swirled stem, and mica vanes, ht. 9 in.
Estimate $100-150

overall very good condition with no cracks or chips and is functioning.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Crookes radiometer, Dielectrics, Electromagnetic radiation, Electromagnetism, Energy conversion, Glass, MICA, Radiometer, Radiometry, Universe