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Schedler's 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
2345
Lot:
247
Sold for:
$588$500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Schedler's 12-inch Terrestrial Globe, with cartouche Compiled from the latest and most authentic sources including all the recent Geogr. Discoveries. Containing the Principal Lines of Oceanic Steam Communication and Submarine Telegraphs. Copyright 1899. Prize Medal Paris Exposition 1867. Jersey City, N.J., made up of twelve colored printed gores, the Equatorial divided by degrees, the Ecliptic by days of the Gregorian and Zodiacal calendars, showing international steamer and cable lines and their dates, explanation, the tropics and the currents, America with the eastern coastal states marked by their initials, with engraved brass polar ring, nickel-plated calibrated meridian ring and cast-iron paper-covered horizon ring, on three turned mahogany legs joined by cast-iron stretcher, ht. 14 1/2 in., (overall darkening, some abrasions over Equatorial and America).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Paris, Jersey City, Astrology, Celestial coordinate system, Constellations, Ecliptic, Zodiac