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The Earth and Its Inhabitants 1 3/4-inch Miniature Globe

Auction:
2314
Lot:
735
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

The Earth and Its Inhabitants 1 3/4-inch Miniature Globe, possibly by Carl Bauer, Germany, made up of twelve gores on wood sphere, with continents outlined in pink, blue, yellow and green, countries labeled, oceans uncolored, Equatorial and Ecliptic shown but ungraduated, in original case with label on lid and folding engraved panorama of twenty-four hand-colored Nationalities labeled in German, English, and French, wd. 2 1/2 in.

Literature: Elly Dekker and Peter van der Kroght, (1993), Globes from the Western World, p. 98.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Carl Bauer, Germany, Elly Dekker, Peter van der Kroght, Astronomy, Cartography, Ecliptic, Globe, Gore