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12-inch Terrestrial Globe on Stand, by George F. Cram Company

Auction:
2447
Lot:
326
Sold for:
$178

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Auction:
Science, Technology & Clocks - 2447
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 25, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

12-inch Terrestrial Globe on Stand, by George F. Cram Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, twelve printed gores on a metal sphere, analemma, patinated brass full meridian, metal hour circle, printed horizon band on a turned wooden ring with calendar, signs of the zodiac and seasons on a walnut base with turned and fluted legs, ht. 32 in.
Estimate $300-500

No significant condition issues, losses or restoration. Lacquer yellowed.

Keywords

Indianapolis, metal hour circle, metal sphere, Indiana, Astronomy, Cartography, Celestial coordinate system, Celestial mechanics, Gore, Meridian, Zodiac

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