Klein bottle

The Klein bottle was first described by Felix Klein in 1882. It can be enjoyed simply as an unusual shape, but it also has unusual properties. It is a one-sided surface which, if travelled upon, could be followed back to the point of origin while flipping the traveller upside down. It might be helpful to think about a Möbius strip. Whereas a Möbius strip is a single surface with a boundary, a Klein bottle has no boundary. Should you want the full details please check out the web. Purchased by John Davenport from Ray Bathke of Village Games, Camden Lock, London.


Size Height 80mm
Date Late 20th century
Key Phrases
Ref no N1299