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Re: [TCML] J Douglass Falk Plasma Globe
It's very similar to a Bill Parker globe. Parker was a CA artist who
contracted with an electronics production center in New Jersey to produce
his plasma spheres.
Falk knew of this group and built up some of his own globes, with modified
On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 2:51 PM, MakingLightning <
> I have a very unusual plasma globe.
> It is a little over 9" diameter,on a black square block with an intensity
> It has a cable that goes to a separate, good sized rectangular power supply
> box, (12"x6"x6").
> It is very very unusual with it's streamers, not like any other plasma ball
> that I have seen so far,
> and the electrode is not round, but flattened on the top.
> Under the base of the globe, is the following, that is hand written:
> Grounds for plasma
> J Douglas Falk
> On the power supply is a plaque that reads:
> Falk Inc.
> 186 Paul court
> Hillsdale N.J.
> Product: Groundstar
> Model: Plasma Sculpture
> Serial; 2T-R
> Mfg date: 787
> I have been unable to find anything our about this unit or guy. Except one
> person said there was someone with a similar name that made them back then,
> and still does now.
> It is very professionally made.
> Does anyone here know anything about it, or him?
> This is talking about a Tesla Coil design, just smaller than what we
> normally make, and not using the normal atmosphere. :)
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Scott Bogard" <sdbogard@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:25 PM
> Subject: [TCML] parker globe for sale
> Hey guys,
>> for those collectors interested an original Bill Parker Plasma globe
>> just went up for sale,
>> Too rich for me but it looks pretty cool.
>> Scott Bogard.
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