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12-Inch Terrestrial Table Globe by Joslin

Auction:
2502
Lot:
504
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

12-Inch Terrestrial Table Globe by Joslin, Boston, twelve printed paper gores with polar callottes and brass pointer, analemma and maker's cartouche in the North Pacific Ocean, the latter stating Joslin's Terrestrial Globe containing the Late Discoveries and Geographical Improvements, also the tracks of the most celebrated circumnavigators and Geographical Improvements, Manufactured by Gilman Joslin, Boston, turned hardwood horizon circle with printed indications for calendar and signs of the zodiac and full brass meridian all on a three leg iron stand, ht. approximately 20 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

some lifting of printed paper on the horizon circle, minor losses, brass meridian in old surface.

Keywords

North Pacific Ocean, Astronomy, Cartography, Globe, Gore, Meridian, Mississippi