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12-inch Terrestrial Globe by Barowe Inc.

Auction:
2314
Lot:
740
Sold for:
$176$150

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

Description:

12-inch Terrestrial Globe by Barowe Inc., Chicago, Illinois, copyright George F. Cram Co., made up of twelve colored gores, showing the major shipping routes and their distances, the Arctic expeditions of Peary in 1909 and Byrd and Amunsden in 1926, and the Antarctic expeditions of Amunsden in 1911, Scott in 1912 and Byrd in 1929, Russia marked as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, with Analemma, Ecliptic and Equatorial, on cast-metal scroll support to bulbous turned and ebonized base, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

Barowe Inc., George F. Cram Co., Chicago, cast-metal scroll support, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Antarctic, Astronomy