03-24-2007 03-24-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2355 Boston
March 24, 2007 10:00 AMCalender

Eight-inch Terrestrial Globe by Holbrook

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2355 Location: Boston Date / Time: March 24, 2007 10:00AM


Eight-inch Terrestrial Globe by Holbrook, with cartouche Chas. W. Holbrook's Eight Inch GLOBE, made up of twelve colored gores, Arctic hour ring and Antarctic calotte on plaster sphere, with Analemma, Equatorial divided by degree 0-180-0, the Ecliptic in days and Zodiacal houses, continents and territories shaded, major towns and mountain ranges labeled, Meridian of Greenwich, America with states individually shaded, North and South Dakota as one, the oceans showing currents, shipping routes and Direct Cable, in calibrated brass meridian full-circle, with sloping paper horizon with Greek Key design on rim, showing compass points, degrees, the Zodiacal and Gregorian calendars, on cast-iron Egyptian revival base, ht. 15 in., (some splits and losses, horizon ring split, now mounted North to South in meridian ring).
Estimate $1,000-1,500


Antarctic, South Dakota