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H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe

Auction:
3147M
Lot:
271
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

H.B. Nims & Co. 12-inch Terrestrial Globe, Troy, New York, twelve printed colored gores with hour rings at the North Pole, analemma in the Pacific, cartouche reading in part "The Franklin Terrestrial Globe/H.B. Nims & Co. Troy, N.Y.," engraved brass meridian ring, and printed horizon band laid down on a wood plate, all mounted to a turned maple base, ht. 21 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

split or cracks to the wooden base at the "X" intersection.


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Keywords

Nims & Co., Analemma, Astronomy, Cartouche, Globe, Gore, Meridian, Nature, Nims, Solar phenomena, Sundials, Visual arts, Troy