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April 25, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Near Pair of Philip's 6-inch Globes

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Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2804MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: April 25, 2015 10:00AM


Near Pair of Philip's 6-inch Globes, George Philip & Son, London, first quarter 20th century, both with twelve colored printed gores, uncalibrated lacquered brass half meridian ring, resting on squat ring-turned base, the terrestrial globe with cartouche reading in part, Philip's 6 inch Terrestrial Globe London Geographical Institute, celestial cartouche reading Philip's Popular Celestial Globe Magnitudes, ht. 9 in.

Provenance: Collection of Vera Rubin.
Estimate $400-600

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George Philip, London, Terrestrial Globe London Geographical Institute, Vera Rubin