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Donaldson's 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
425
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Donaldson's 12-inch Terrestrial Globe, c. 1830, with twelve printed gores, cartouche reading in part Donaldson's Terrestrial Globe 1830, engraved by W.&A.K. Johnston, calibrated brass meridian ring with hour circle, printed horizon band with calendar, all resting on ebonized turned wood legs and stretchers, ht. 18 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

two thirds of the horizon band calendar is missing or lost.


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