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Replica 7-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
2314
Lot:
742
Sold for:
$441$375

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

Description:

Replica 7-inch Terrestrial Globe, 20th century, made up of twelve outlined but uncolored gores on plaster-covered sphere, with cartouches in French and Italian surmounted by images of figure with telescope and quadrant on stand, with meridian circle listing European cities and their latitudes, horizon ring with calendar and baluster-turned ebonized stand, ht. 19 in., (losses).
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Cartography, Globe, Gore, Meridian