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Rand McNally 8-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
2502
Lot:
508
Sold for:
$296$250

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

Description:

Rand McNally 8-inch Terrestrial Globe, twelve printed gores on card and plaster sphere, maker's cartouche, analemma for equation of time calculations, brass hour circles at the poles and tri-foot cast iron stand with claw and ball feet, ht. 15 in.
Estimate $100-200

losses on printed gores, damage to sphere in the Europe and Middle East regions.

Keywords

Astronomy, Cartography, Celestial mechanics, Globe, Gore, Rand McNally, Sphere, Sundials, Timekeeping